Definition of skellat
1 Scottish : a small bell; especially : handbell
2 Scottish : a shrewish woman
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Origin and Etymology of skellat
Middle English (northern dialect) skellet, from Old North French escalete, from esquelle small bell (of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German scella small bell) + Old French -ete -ette; akin to Old High German scellan to resound, ring — more at shill
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