from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To hew or shave off a thin piece of anything; also, to skin a small place by a glancing blow; skin (an animal).
- n. A scoop, especially one used for baling small boats.
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I think I will take some benedryl, go to bed early, and skeep it off.
Eet ees very delicate operations -- every hair must be just so, not one crooked, not one must we skeep.