noun \ˈskep\

Definition of SKEP

:  hive 1; especially :  a domed hive made of twisted straw

Origin of SKEP

Middle English skeppe basket, beehive, from Old English sceppe basket, from Old Norse skeppa bushel; akin to Old High German sceffil bushel, scaf tub
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with SKEP


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