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[skeekh] /skix/
adjective
1.
(of horses) spirited; inclined to shy.
2.
(of women) proud; disdainful.
adverb
3.
Also, skeech, skiech.
Origin
late Middle English
1500-1510
1500-10; earlier skeich, late Middle English skey, perhaps continuing Old English scēoh shy2, with sk- < Middle Dutch schu shy
Related forms
skeighish, adjective
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