Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small boat; a skiff.
  • n. A small, round box used for keeping documents and seals or for covering seals attached to documents

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small boat; a skiff.
  • n. A small round box for keeping records.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small boat.
  • n. A circular box used for covering and protecting a seal.
  • n. A small round vessel with a long handle, used for lading water.

Etymologies

Compare Icelandic skip, English skipper. See ship. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Another kind of receptacle for records was a small turned box, called a "skippet," and another was the "hanaper," or hamper, a basket made of twigs or wicker-work.

    Forty Centuries of Ink

  • Watching BSG as skippet totally works and we really enjoyed both the last two episodes probably just because of bouncing them off each other ...

    Susannah's Journal

  • Howard is an odious skippet of turbod flatulence, but hey, he makes you laugh, so he can say whatever, regardless of how perverted and demented it may be.

    Op-ed: Farewell to the FCC « BuzzMachine

  • When I skippet on his fiddle wi 'the old man's bow.

    The Boy Who Put the Butter on the Old Man's Bow

  • Jeg skippet oversettingen og har heller klippet og limet.

    jill/txt

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