skaffie

noun skaff·ie \ˈskafi\

Definition of skaffie

plural

-s

  1. :  a Scottish fishing boat having the stem raked and rounding and the stern raked and usually main and mizzen dipping lugsails

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Origin and Etymology of skaffie

English dialect skaff light boat, skiff (from Middle English skaf, from Middle French scaphe, escaffe, from Latin scapha, from Greek skaphē) + English -ie — more at scaphoid


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