\ ˈskēḵ How to pronounce skeigh (audio) \

Definition of skeigh

chiefly Scottish
: proudly spirited : skittish often used of a horse or a woman

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First Known Use of skeigh

1508, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for skeigh

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish skygg shy

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“Skeigh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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