Definition of Skirr

1. v. t. To ramble over in order to clear; to scour.



2. v. i. To scour; to scud; to run.

3. n. A tern.

Definition of Skirr

1. Verb. (intransitive) To leave hastily; to flee. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To search about in ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skirr

1. to move rapidly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Skirr

1. A tern. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skirr

skirl
skirlcock
skirled
skirlie
skirling
skirlings
skirls
skirmish
skirmished
skirmisher
skirmishers
skirmishes
skirmishing
skirmishings
skirmisht
skirr (current term)
skirred
skirret
skirrets
skirrett
skirrhus
skirring
skirrs
skirt
skirt around
skirt chaser
skirt chasers
skirt flashing
skirt steak

Literary usage of Skirr

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"To skirr. To run swiftly, in various directions; perhaps from scorrere, Italian, ... Shakespeare employs skirr in a similar phrase, in which it seems rather ..."

2. The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of by William Shakespeare (1806)
"Send out more horses, skirr the country round ;s Hang those that talk of ... The word is used hy Beaumont and Fletcher, in The Martial Maid: 6 skirr the ..."

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