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skiff

noun \ˈskif\

: a small, light boat that is usually for only one person

Full Definition of SKIFF

:  any of various small boats; especially :  a flat-bottomed rowboat

Origin of SKIFF

Middle English skif, from Middle French or Old Italian; Middle French esquif, from Old Italian schifo, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English scip ship
First Known Use: 15th century
SKIFF Defined for Kids

skiff

noun \ˈskif\

Definition of SKIFF for Kids

:  a small light rowboat

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