skeel

noun \ ˈskēl , especially before pause or consonant -ēəl \

Definition of skeel

plural -s
dialectal, chiefly British
: a wooden pail, bucket, or tub usually having handles formed by staves extending above the rim

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Origin and Etymology of skeel

Middle English skele, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skjōla pail, bucket; akin to Old Frisian skūl hiding place


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