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skean

[skeen, skee-uh n] /skin, ˈski ən/
noun
1.
a knife or dagger formerly used in Ireland and in the Scottish Highlands.
Also, skene.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Scots Gaelic sgian or Irish scian
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skean

/skiːn/
noun
1.
a kind of double-edged dagger formerly used in Ireland and Scotland
Word Origin
from Irish and Scottish Gaelic scian
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