Skeel Skeel, n. [Icel. skj?la a pail, bucket.] A shallow wooden vessel for holding milk or cream. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Grose. [1913 Webster]

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  • Christian Skeel — (born June 8, 1956) is a Danish artist and composer. He lives and works in Copenhagen. Education 1975–1979 The Royal Academy, Architect school, Copenhagen 1980–1986 The Royal Academy, Art school, Copenhagen 1983 Cofounder of the gallery Kongo ,… …   Wikipedia

  • skeeling — skeel·ing …   English syllables

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