a person or thing that skims
a shallow utensil, usually perforated, used in skimming
any of several gull-like birds of the family Rynchopidae, that skim
the water with the elongated lower mandible immersed while in search of food.
a stiff, wide-brimmed hat with a shallow flat crown, usually made of straw.
a woman's A-line dress with side darts that shape it slightly to the body.
Origin: 1350–1400; skim
; replacing Middle English skemour, skymour,
variant of schumour
< Middle French
ladle for skimming; see scum