skeeling

noun
skeel·ing | \ˈskēlə̇n, -liŋ\
variants: or skilling \ˈskil- \
plural -s

Definition of skeeling 

dialectal, British

: an outbuilding attached like a lean-to to another

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for skeeling

Middle English skelyng, from skel- (of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skjōl shelter, cover) + -inge, -ing, -yng -ing

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about skeeling

Dictionary Entries near skeeling

skee

Skee-Ball

skeel

skeeling

skeely

skeen

Skeena

Statistics for skeeling

Look-up Popularity

Comments on skeeling

What made you want to look up skeeling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that holds something together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!