Definition of Skillion

1. Noun. (architecture) A room built against the back of another building, having a separate roof. ¹



2. Noun. Any indefinitely large number. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skillion

1. a sloping roof [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skillion

skillet corn bread
skillet fish
skilletfish
skillets
skillful
skillfully
skillfulness
skillfulnesses
skillier
skillies
skilliest
skilligalee
skilligolee
skilling
skillings
skillion (current term)
skillions
skillless
skillo
skills
skillset
skillsets
skilly
skillygalee
skils
skilts
skim
skim-milk
skim milk
skim milks

Literary usage of Skillion

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

1. York Deeds by Maine Historical Society, Maine Genealogical Society (1884- ), York County (Me.). Register of Deeds (1892)
"... wife now possess & Dwell on which is Excepted dureing ye Term of their Natural lives & After their decease ye sd Samuel skillion his heirs & Assignes to ..."

2. York Deeds by Maine Historical Society, Maine Genealogical Society (1884- ), York County (Me.). Register of Deeds (1887)
"... where now the sayd Lewis, and skillion, are Inhabited, & is bounded by these two on each side, & is fronted betweene these by the sault sea water/ ..."

3. York Deeds by Maine Historical Society, Maine Genealogical Society (1884- ), York County (Me.). Register of Deeds (1894)
"... Nathaniel Wallis of Cascobay for and in Consideration of Ten Pounds & five Shillings in hand paid, have bargained & sold unto John skillion of the same ..."

4. The Master Masons of Chartres by John James (1990)
"Over the inside aisle he decided to repeat the arrangement used in the west where a simple skillion roof covered the attic room behind the triforium arcade. ..."

5. The Master Masons of Chartres by John James (1990)
"Over the inside aisle he decided to repeat the arrangement used in the west where a simple skillion roof covered the attic room behind the triforium arcade. ..."

6. The Centennial Magazine: An Australian Monthly (1888)
"There was a skillion behind which could be filled np with a bank for Talgai. ... I told him to bring his blankets into the skillion and settle np his bunk, ..."

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