Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of skill.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To hide; to secrete; to conceal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To hide; to secrete; to conceal.

Etymologies

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Anglo-Saxon scylan, to withdraw or remowe.

Examples

  • Grendel, 1777. eald-gewyrht, st. n., _merit on account of services rendered during many years_: nom.pl. þæt nǣron eald-gewyrht, þæt hē āna scyle gnorn þrowian,

    Beowulf

  • Grendel, 1777. eald-gewyrht, st. n., _merit on account of services rendered during many years_: nom.pl. þät næron eald-gewyrht, þät he âna scyle gnorn þrowian,

    Beowulf

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