skippet

noun (1)
skip·​pet | \ ˈskipə̇t, usually -ə̇t+V \
plural -s

Definition of skippet

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a small box for covering and preserving a seal (as for a document)

skippet

noun (2)
plural -s

Definition of skippet (Entry 2 of 2)

obsolete
: a small boat : skiff

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History and Etymology for skippet

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skippet. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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