Definition of Skegs

1. Noun. (plural of skeg) ¹



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Definition of Skegs

1. skeg [n] - See also: skeg

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skegs

skeevy
skeezer
skeezers
skeezes
skeezicks
skeezier
skeeziest
skeeziness
skeezy
skeg
skegg
skegger
skeggers
skeggs
skegs (current term)
skeigh
skeigher
skeighest
skeiling
skeilings
skein
skein cell
skeined
skeining
skeinlike
skeins
skelder
skeldered
skelders

Literary usage of Skegs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Georgical Essays by Alexander Hunter (1804)
"... it may be convenient for him to know, that upon such land he may profitably obtain a crop of skegs. 74. On the Improvement of Vegetables f. ..."

2. English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History & Literature by Edward Arber (1897)
"Then fell our other Factor, named RICHARD skegs, upon his knees before the King, ... Then the people of that country favouring the said RICHARD skegs, ..."

3. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English by Richard Hakluyt (1907)
"Then fell our other Factor (named Richard skegs) upon his knees before the king, ... And then the people of that countrey favouring the said Richard skegs ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"skegs appear to be the Avena stipi/ormis of Linnaeus.' Notts. 64. Skirting. 'A sort of half ploughing.' Dev. 21. Slake. ' Slake or mud left by the tide. ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1799)
"They should be cut not on a block, but in the hand ; obliquely and with a very * According te Appendix No. 2. skegs are the avena ..."

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