Skye

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Skye skī for Skye terrier.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Terrier.

Usage

In literature:

But as she gives her head an airy toss and shakes the Skye fluff out of her eyes, he smiles.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
After a while, I got acquainted with the invalid lady, and found that her name was Miss Dean, and that her dog was named Skye.
"The Nursery, September 1873, Vol. XIV. No. 3" by Various
Sailing from Tobermory, bound for the western coast of Skye, we passed the island of Muck, an unpleasant-sounding name.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
She enabled the prince to escape to Skye.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
He reports unusual activity among the clan militia and the redcoats on Skye.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
His last conversation was with Skye, his dog.
"A Handful of Stars" by Frank W. Boreham
This was old Donald MacLeod of Guatergill, in Skye, a trader of substance and a man of shrewdness and experience.
"The True Story Book"
Meanwhile young Clanranald had gone to Skye to try and persuade Macleod and Sir Alexander Macdonald to join the Prince.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
All around was solitary, as in the wastes of Skye.
"Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
Next day they got into a boat for Skye, reaching Armidale before one.
"James Boswell" by William Keith Leask
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In poetry:

Amarillis' love was soughte
With all they could deuyse,
Yea wth all the power of man
And prayer to the skyes:
"The Faire Amarillis" by Edward Dyer
"Oh! lang-haired Skyes are lovin' beasts,
"An' terrier dogs are fair,
"But never yet was terrier born,
"Wi' ell-lang gowden hair!
"The Fall of Jock Gillespie" by Rudyard Kipling
"There's a third o' hair on your dress-coat breast,
"Aboon the heart a wee?"
"Oh! that is fra' the lang-haired Skye
"That slobbers ower me."
"The Fall of Jock Gillespie" by Rudyard Kipling
She filled the skyes with the smoke of her shott,
And her enemyes bodyes with bulletts so hott;
For one of her own men a score killed shee:
Was not this a brave bonny lasse, Mary Ambree?
"Mary Ambree" by Andrew Lang
She filled the skyes with the smoke of her shott,
And her enemyes bodyes with bullets soe hott;
For one of her owne men a score killed shee:
Was not this a brave bonny lasse, Mary Ambree?
"Mary Ambree" by Anonymous British
Here are men of the kilted clans
From the heathery slopes that lie
Where the mists hang gray and the mists hang white,
And the deep lochs brood 'neath the craggy height,
And the curlews scream in the moonless night
Over the hills of the Skye.
"The Vale Of Shadows" by Clinton Scollard

In news:

Skye Zagorski, 11, of Clifton Park recently won a Kohl's Cares scholarship for her fundraising.
Maryjane Angelo, director of Skye 's Spirit, is pictured with a hawk.
Holy Innocents' (Atlanta) star center fielder Skye Bolt thinks his name is the biggest reason people remember him.
Skye Baker (Photo by Joshua David).
That's really what our HomeBrew Hunnie veteran, Skye , wants to know.
Skye Baker – HomeBrew Hunnies.
Skye Baker has quickly proven that she is an artist of many talents.
23 New Orders for SKYe SH09.
Our Newest Hunnie, Skye Baker, Puts It To The Test – HomeBrew Hunnies.
Skye (Last login: Oct 25th, 2011).
Debbie Macomber, Susan Mallery, and Christina Skye , Mira, $7.99 mass market (352p) ISBN 978-0-7783-2937-4.
Scottish folk singer Emily Smith traveled to Carthage, Maine from her home in Scotland to perform at Skye Theatre.
Skye Hodges talks about the debate with other undecided voters at Lighthouse Research on Monday, Oct 22, 2012, in Salt Lake City.
Punk Supersuckers w/ Skye Paige and the Original Recipe Thurs.
Robert and Maryjane Angelo, of Skye's Spirit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, released a rehabilitated bald eagle at the Erie National Wildlife Refuge in Crawford County Oct 10, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials.
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In science:

In Categorical decomposition techniques in algebraic topology (Isle of Skye, 2001), volume 215 of Progr.
A generalization of Quillen's small object argument
This is a summary of my lecture given at the “Conference on Pure and Applied Topology”, Isle of Skye, Friday June 24, 2005. I announced and sketched a proof of the classification of 2-compact groups, in joint work with Kasper Andersen.
The classification of 2-compact groups (talk summary)
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