adjective \ˈskēḵ\

Definition of skeigh

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  proudly spirited :  skittish —often used of a horse or a woman

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Origin and Etymology of skeigh

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish skygg shy — more at shy

First Known Use: 1508

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to cast off or become cast off

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