Definition of Skeering

1. skeer [v] - See also: skeer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeering

skeed
skeeds
skeeing
skeel
skeelgoose
skeelier
skeeliest
skeely
skeen
skeen arch
skeens
skeer
skeered
skeerier
skeeriest
skeering (current term)
skeers
skeery
skees
skeesicks
skeet shooting
skeeted
skeeter
skeeter hawk
skeeters
skeeting
skeets
skeeve
skeeved

Literary usage of Skeering

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

1. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs, Lydia Maria Francis Child (1861)
"I specs you need it after all dis skeering." Betty's vocation led her to think eating the most important thing in life. She did not realize that my heart ..."

2. A Picture of the Desolated States, and the Work of Restoration, 1865-1868 by John Townsend Trowbridge (1868)
"They •w:ent to rummaging, and threatening my wife, and skeering the children. I could hear 'em tramping over my head ; till bime- by the clock struck; ..."

3. The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1844)
"... and instead of skeering Vm away, if the thieve* were to hear me sinking out. my style of doing it would almost rn L\ 'cm to. come and be took up. ..."

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