skoal

noun
\ ˈskōl How to pronounce skoal (audio) \

Definition of skoal

: toast, health often used interjectionally

First Known Use of skoal

1600, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for skoal

Danish skål, literally, cup; akin to Old Norse skāl bowl — more at scale entry 1

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“Skoal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skoal. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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