skirr

verb \ ˈskər , ˈskir \

Definition of skirr

1 : to leave hastily : flee
  • birds skirred off from the bushes
  • —D. H. Lawrence
2 : to run, fly, sail, or move along rapidly
1 : to search about in
  • skirr the country round
  • —William Shakespeare
2 : to pass rapidly over : skim

Examples of skirr in a Sentence

  1. the film company will soon skirr the area looking for locations

Origin and Etymology of skirr

perhaps alteration of 3scour


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