Skyed
Sky Sky, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skied}or {Skyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skying}.] 1. To hang (a picture on exhibition) near the top of a wall, where it can not be well seen. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

Brother Academicians who skied his pictures. --The Century. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw towards the sky; as, to sky a ball at cricket. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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