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  • v. Alternative spelling of skulk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See skulk, skulker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See skulk, skulker.


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  • It just makes me want to sculk around an airport in a cape making slight Facial Motions of Insidious Intent.

    Yes, I agree, it's Orwellian.

  • Do you REALLY think the terrorists want to have to sculk around dodging bullets forever?

    Think Progress » Tony Snow’s Challenge: ‘Please Show Me’ Where The NIE Says ‘We’re Not Winning’

  • Broadstreet seeing himself thus in danger began to flinch and to sculk; for some of the old royalists were earnest with the Quakers to prosecute the New England persecutors.

    The Emancipation of Massachusetts

  • It is a poor thing for a fellow to get drunk at night, and sculk to bed, and let his friends have no sport. '

    Life of Johnson

  • Having found, from experience, that impeachment is an impracticable thing, a mere scare-crow, they consider themselves secure for life; they sculk from responsibility to public opinion, the only remaining hold on them, under a practice first introduced into England by Lord Mansfield.


  • Nevertheless, to recur; I cannot but observe, that these tame spirits stand a poor chance in a fairly offensive war with such of us mad fellows as are above all law, and scorn to sculk behind the hypocritical screen of reputation.

    Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady — Volume 3

  • Whereas in times when there was some order and government the travellers might be safe in the open roads, and the robbers were forced to lurk in the by-ways, no, on the contrary, the robbers insulted on the open roads without check, and the honest travellers were obliged to sculk and walk through by-ways, in continual frights.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume II (Joshua to Esther)

  • I think alot of white American culture tends to sculk about cloaked in metaphors and euphemisms and dances around it's true feelings in ways they themselves don't even acknowledge to themselves.

    CNN Political Ticker

  • It is a poor thing for a fellow to get drunk at night, and sculk to bed, and let his friends have no sport.’

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides


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