Skelly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Skelly A squint.
    • v. i Skelly To squint.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • skelly To squint.
    • n skelly A squint.
    • skelly Squinting.
    • n skelly A fish, the chub.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Skelly skel′i (Scot.) to squint.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Dan. skele, Sw. skela,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Cf. Dan. skele, Sw. skela, Ger. schielen, to squint.

Usage

In literature:

Skelly is for the abolition of slavery.
"The Guns of Bull Run" by Joseph A. Altsheler
A victory won by Skelly's men with Skelly dead was no victory at all to Skelly.
"The Guns of Shiloh" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Yet the thought of Skelly and his outlaws made him uneasy.
"The Rock of Chickamauga" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Skelly's layin' fur her too; an' he'll git her.
"Dan Merrithew" by Lawrence Perry
Some of the drivers said that his rightful patronymic was Skelly; but this was a rather obscure matter.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 10" by Various
There remained Drake's agent Skelly, but a quick search of the book revealed no home telephone.
"Making Money" by Owen Johnson
He would not, however, give the same assurance to Skelly.
"History of the Early Settlement of the Juniata Valley" by U. J. (Uriah James) Jones
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In news:

Bo Lings is now open in the Skelly Building on the Plaza.
Bo Lings moves to Skelly Building on Plaza.
Skelly , after finding that Chase sold the elderly widow complicated investments that earned up to $2 million in fees for the bank and its employees.
Tom Skelly graduated from Jim Thorpe Area High School in 1990.
During his high school career, Skelly excelled in two varsity sports.
University of Tulsa purchases Skelly Mansion for new president.
Mary Jane Skelly of Cleveland and Michael Mahar Klotz of New York, N.Y.
The bride is the daughter of Michael Skelly and Jane Bartolo and stepdaughter of Anthony Bartolo of Cleveland.
More Students To Be Interviewed At Skelly .
Skelly Administrator's Computers Seized.
Superintendent Skelly speaks up Stress, charter schools and 'the elephant in the room' topics at community Q & A with new PAUSD superintendent.
Skelly was born in Gallitzin, Pa. To the late Elwood Skelly and Ada McCullen Skelly .
Skelly was at a crossroads.
"At this time, everyone is giving to everything," said Builders Club Advisor Nancy Skelly.
The company is taking applications for customer service representatives at its facility at 15901 E Skelly Drive.
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