skift

verb
\ ˈskift \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of skift

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal, British
: shift

skift

noun
\ " \
variants: or skiff \ ˈskif How to pronounce skift (audio) \
plural -s

Definition of skift (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal
: something that is light: such as
a : a light fall of snow or rain
b : wisp

skift

\ ˈskift \

Definition of skift (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal variant of skiff:1

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History and Etymology for skift

Verb

Middle English skiften to shift, divide, from Old Norse skipta to divide, change, be of importance

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“Skift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skift. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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