Skippet
Skippet Skip"pet, n. [Cf. Icel. skip, E. skipper. See {Ship}.] 1. A small boat; a skiff. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A little skippet floating did appear. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. A small round box for keeping records. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • skippet — /skip it/, n. a small, round box for protecting an official or personal seal, as on a document. [1350 1400; ME skipet. See SKIP3, ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • skippet — noun A small, round wooden box, once used for keeping documents and seals …   Wiktionary

  • skippet — noun chiefly historical a small round wooden box used to preserve documents and seals. Origin ME: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • skippet — skip·pet …   English syllables

  • skippet — /ˈskɪpət/ (say skipuht) noun a small round box for protecting a seal as attached by a ribbon or cord to a document. {origin uncertain; ? from skip3 + et} …   Australian English dictionary

  • skippet —   n. small round box for keeping document or seal …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • skippet — n. a small round wooden box to enclose and protect a seal attached to a document. Etymology: ME: orig. unkn …   Useful english dictionary

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