verb skens, skenning, skenned
(intransitive) (Northern English, dialect) to squint or stare
noun, plural skenai [skee-nahy] /ˈski naɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. (in the ancient Greek theater) a structure facing the audience and forming the background before which performances were given. noun 1. skean.
noun 1. a round farm basket of wicker or wood. 2. Also, skepful. the amount contained in a skep. 3. a beehive, especially of straw. noun 1. a beehive, esp one constructed of straw 2. (mainly dialect) a large basket of wickerwork or straw
noun, plural skepfuls. 1. skep (def 2).
adjective 1. inclined to skepticism; having an attitude of doubt: a skeptical young woman who will question whatever you say. 2. doubtful about a particular thing: My teacher thinks I can get a scholarship, but I’m skeptical. 3. showing doubt: a skeptical smile. 4. denying or questioning the tenets of a religion: a skeptical approach […]