Skinked
Skink Skink, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skinked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skinking}.] [Icel. skenja; akin to Sw. sk["a]ka, Dan. skienke, AS. scencan, D. & G. schenken. As. scencan is usually derived from sceonc, sceanc, shank, a hollow bone being supposed to have been used to draw off liquor from a cask. [root]161. See {Shank}, and cf. {Nunchion}.] To draw or serve, as drink. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Bacchus the wine them skinketh all about. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Such wine as Ganymede doth skink to Jove. --Shirley. [1913 Webster]


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  • Skink — Skink, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skinked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skinking}.] [Icel. skenja; akin to Sw. sk[ a]ka, Dan. skienke, AS. scencan, D. & G. schenken. As. scencan is usually derived from sceonc, sceanc, shank, a hollow bone being supposed to have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skinking — Skink Skink, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skinked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skinking}.] [Icel. skenja; akin to Sw. sk[ a]ka, Dan. skienke, AS. scencan, D. & G. schenken. As. scencan is usually derived from sceonc, sceanc, shank, a hollow bone being supposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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