a knife or dagger formerly used in Ireland and in the Scottish Highlands.
a kind of double-edged dagger formerly used in Ireland and Scotland
noun 1. a small knife tucked into or worn against the top of a stocking in the full dress of Highland Scottish males. noun 1. (Scot) a variant of sgian-dhu
noun 1. Walter William, 1835–1912, English philologist and lexicographer.
verb (used without object), skedaddled, skedaddling. 1. to run away hurriedly; flee. noun 2. a hasty flight. verb 1. (intransitive) to run off hastily noun 2. a hasty retreat skate
noun, Informal. 1. a person or thing that skedaddles. 2. Canadian. a U.S. citizen who fled to Canada rather than serve in the armed forces during the American Civil War.