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skied1

[skeed] /skid/
verb
1.
simple past tense of ski.

skied2

[skahyd] /skaɪd/
verb
1.
a simple past tense of sky.

ski

[skee] /ski/
noun, plural skis or, sometimes, ski.
1.
one of a pair of long, slender runners made of wood, plastic, or metal used in gliding over snow.
2.
verb (used without object), skied, skiing.
3.
to travel on skis, as for sport.
verb (used with object), skied, skiing.
4.
to use skis on; travel on skis over:
to ski the slopes of Switzerland.
Also, skee.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Norwegian; Old Norse skīth; cognate with Old English scīd strip of wood, German Scheit thin board
Related forms
skiable, adjective

sky

[skahy] /skaɪ/
noun, plural skies. Often, skies (for defs 1–4).
1.
the region of the clouds or the upper air; the upper atmosphere of the earth:
airplanes in the sky; cloudy skies.
2.
the heavens or firmament, appearing as a great arch or vault.
3.
the supernal or celestial heaven:
They looked to the sky for help.
4.
the climate:
the sunny skies of Italy.
5.
Obsolete. a cloud.
verb (used with object), skied or skyed, skying.
6.
Informal. to raise, throw, or hit aloft or into the air.
7.
Informal. to hang (a painting) high on a wall, above the line of vision.
Verb phrases
8.
sky up, Falconry. (of prey, when flushed) to fly straight upward.
Idioms
9.
out of a / the clear sky, without advance notice or warning; abruptly:
An old beau phoned her out of a clear sky.
Also, out of a/the clear blue sky.
10.
to the skies, with lavishness or enthusiasm; extravagantly:
to praise someone to the skies.
Also, to the sky.
Origin
1175-1225; Middle English < Old Norse skȳ cloud, cognate with Old English scēo cloud
Related forms
skyless, adjective
skylike, adjective
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Examples from the web for skied
  • It can be likened to a decision to stop skiing or playing the piano, if one has skied a lot or played the piano a lot.
  • She wasn't able to walk for two days after the crash and hasn't skied for more than a week.
  • He continued skiing anyway and skied again the next two days as well, not wanting to cut his vacation short.
  • The miners hopped aboard, caught a lift up the slope, then skied down.
  • Trails are being skied upon and tube hill seeing increased use.
  • They skied down the backside, and took another lift back to the top.
  • There are trails to be hiked, mountains to be skied, and streams to be fished.
  • No cross-country ski trails are being groomed, but some trails in those areas can be skied.
  • There are many blown-over trees near trailhead that are easily skied around.
  • He has flown a small plane, tried bungee jumping and skied on glaciers.
British Dictionary definitions for skied

skied1

/skaɪd/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of sky

skied2

/skiːd/
verb
1.
a past tense and past participle of ski

ski

/skiː/
noun (pl) skis, ski
1.
  1. one of a pair of wood, metal, or plastic runners that are used for gliding over snow. Skis are commonly attached to shoes for sport, but may also be used as landing gear for aircraft, etc
  2. (as modifier): a ski boot
2.
a water-ski
verb skis, skiing, skied, ski'd
3.
(intransitive) to travel on skis
Derived Forms
skiable, adjective
skier, noun
skiing, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Norwegian, from Old Norse skith snowshoes; related to Old English scīd piece of split wood

sky

/skaɪ/
noun (pl) skies
1.
(sometimes pl) the apparently dome-shaped expanse extending upwards from the horizon that is characteristically blue or grey during the day, red in the evening, and black at night related adjectives celestial empyrean
2.
outer space, as seen from the earth
3.
(often pl) weather, as described by the appearance of the upper air: sunny skies
4.
the source of divine power; heaven
5.
(informal) the highest level of attainment: the sky's the limit
6.
to the skies, highly; extravagantly
verb skies, skying, skied
7.
(rowing) to lift (the blade of an oar) too high before a stroke
8.
(transitive) (informal) to hit (a ball) high in the air
Derived Forms
skylike, adjective
Word Origin
C13: from Old Norse skӯ; related to Old English scio cloud, Old Saxon skio, Old Norse skjār transparent skin
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Word Origin and History for skied

ski

n.

1883 (there is an isolated instance from 1755; in early use often spelled skee), from Norwegian ski, related to Old Norse skið "long snowshoe," literally "stick of wood, firewood," cognate with Old English scid "stick of wood," obsolete English shide "piece of wood split off from timber;" Old High German skit, German Scheit "log," from Proto-Germanic *skid- "to divide, split," from PIE root *skei- "to cut, split" (see shed (v.)). Ski-jumper is from 1894; ski bum first attested 1960; ski-mask is from 1963; noted as part of criminal disguises from 1968.

v.

1885, from ski (n.). Related: Skied; skiing.

sky

n.

c.1200, "a cloud," from Old Norse sky "cloud," from Proto-Germanic *skeujam "cloud, cloud cover" (cf. Old English sceo, Old Saxon scio "cloud, region of the clouds, sky;" Old High German scuwo, Old English scua, Old Norse skuggi "shadow;" Gothic skuggwa "mirror"), from PIE root *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see hide (n.1)).

Meaning "upper regions of the air" is attested from c.1300; replaced native heofon in this sense (see heaven). In Middle English, the word can still mean both "cloud" and "heaven," as still in the skies, originally "the clouds." Sky-high is from 1812; phrase the sky's the limit is attested from 1908. Sky-dive first recorded 1965; sky-writing is from 1922.

v.

"to raise or throw toward the skies," 1802, from sky (n.).

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skied in Science
sky
  (skī)   
The atmosphere, as seen from a given point on the Earth's surface. The sky appears to be blue because the wavelengths associated with blue light are scattered more easily than those that are associated with the other colors.
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Slang definitions & phrases for skied

sky

verb
  1. To hit or kick or throw a ball very high: see me skying out there?/ This time he skied the punt right over the end zone (1909+ Sports)
  2. To jump high in order to slam-dunk the ball; air (1980s+ Basketball)
Related Terms

pie in the sky


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Related Abbreviations for skied

SKI

spending the kids' inheritance
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Idioms and Phrases with skied

sky

In addition to the idiom beginning with
sky
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