1 of 2

noun (1)

usually -ə̇t+V
plural -s
: a small box for covering and preserving a seal (as for a document)


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noun (2)

plural -s
: a small boat : skiff

Word History


Noun (1)

Middle English skipet small receptacle, perhaps from skeppe, skippe skep + -et

Noun (2)

perhaps irregular from skiff entry 1 + -et

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“Skippet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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