skippet

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noun (1)

skip·​pet
ˈskipə̇t,
usually -ə̇t+V
plural -s
: a small box for covering and preserving a seal (as for a document)

skippet

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noun (2)

plural -s
obsolete
: a small boat : skiff

Word History

Etymology

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 19 Apr. 2024.

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