skirr

verb
\ˈskər, ˈskir\
skirred; skirring; skirrs

Definition of skirr 

intransitive verb

1 : to leave hastily : flee birds skirred off from the bushes— D. H. Lawrence

2 : to run, fly, sail, or move along rapidly

transitive verb

1 : to search about in skirr the country round— William Shakespeare

2 : to pass rapidly over : skim

Examples of skirr in a Sentence

the film company will soon skirr the area looking for locations

First Known Use of skirr

circa 1548, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1

History and Etymology for skirr

perhaps alteration of scour entry 3

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