intransitive verb (skeltered; skeltering) Etymology: from -skelter (in helter-skelter) Date: 1852 scurry

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  • Skelter — Skel ter, v. i. [Cf. {Helter skelter}.] To run off helter skelter; to hurry; to scurry; with away or off. [Colloq.] A. R. Wallace. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skelter — /skel teuhr/, v.i. to scurry. [1850 55; prob. extracted from HELTER SKELTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • skelter — Mawdesley Glossary to run, to scatter, as a crowd caught in a heavy shower …   English dialects glossary

  • skelter — kestrel …   Anagrams dictionary

  • skelter — skel·ter …   English syllables

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