variants or skilling
plural -s
dialectal, British
: an outbuilding attached like a lean-to to another

Word History


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

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“Skeeling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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