Skip
Skip Skip, n. 1. A light leap or bound. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mus.) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once. --Busby. [1913 Webster]

{Skip kennel}, a lackey; a footboy. [Slang.] --Swift.

{Skip mackerel}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Bluefish}, 1. [1913 Webster]


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