skellat

noun
skel·lat | \ ˈskelə̇t \

Definition of skellat 

1 Scottish : a small bell especially : handbell

2 Scottish : a shrewish woman

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History and Etymology for 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

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