n.1.A basket. See Skep.
2.A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
3.(Mining) An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
4.(Sugar Manuf.) A charge of sirup in the pans.
5.A beehive; a skep.
v. i.1.To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; - commonly implying a sportive spirit.
[imp. & p. p. Skipped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Skipping.]
2.Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; - often followed by over.
v. t.1.To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
2.To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
They who have a mind to see the issue may skip these two chapters.
- Bp. Burnet.
3.To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.
n.1.A light leap or bound.
2.The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
3.(Mus.) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
Skip kennel
a lackey; a footboy.
Skip mackerel
(Zool.) See Bluefish, 1.
- Swift.
Noun1.skip - a gait in which steps and hops alternate
2.skip - a mistake resulting from neglect
Synonyms: omission
Verb1.skip - bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
2.skip - intentionally fail to attend; "cut class"
Synonyms: cut
3.skip - jump lightly
Synonyms: hop, hop-skip
4.skip - leave suddenly; "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town"
Synonyms: vamoose, decamp
5.skip - bound off one point after another
Synonyms: bound off
6.skip - cause to skip over a surface; "Skip a stone across the pond"
Synonyms: skitter, skim
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