skelly

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skelly1 (ˈskɛlɪ)
 
n , pl -lies
a whitefish, Coregonus stigmaticus, of certain lakes in the Lake District
 
[C18: perhaps from dialect skell a shell or scale, and so called because of its large scales]

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skelly2 (ˈskɛlɪ)
 
vb , -lies, -lying, -lied
1.  to look sideways or squint
 
n , -lies, -lying, -lied, -lies
2.  a quick look; glance
 
adj
3.  Also: skelly-eyed cross-eyed
 
[probably from Old Norse, from skjalgr wry; related to Old English sceolh a squint]

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