Definition of Skelder

1. v. t. & i. To deceive; to cheat; to trick.



2. n. A vagrant; a cheat.

Definition of Skelder

1. Noun. (obsolete) A vagrant; a cheat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skelder

1. to beg [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: beg

Lexicographical Neighbors of Skelder

skegger
skeggers
skeggs
skegs
skeigh
skeigher
skeighest
skeiling
skeilings
skein
skein cell
skeined
skeining
skeinlike
skeins
skelder (current term)
skeldered
skelders
skelet
skeletal
skeletal dysplasia
skeletal extension
skeletal formula
skeletal frame
skeletal muscle
skeletal muscle fibres
skeletal muscle tissue
skeletal muscle ventricle
skeletal structure
skeletal survey

Literary usage of Skelder

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

1. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"skelder'd, pp. painted in slanting patterns or showy flourishes. Skell, v. to squall. See Skerl. Skell-hoorn, the horn-blower. The cattle doctor, as well as ..."

2. The Gull's Hornbook: Stultorum Plena Sunt Omnia by Thomas Dekker, John Nott (1812)
"whom he may skelder—of money.'] Cheat, defraud. ... Thus, in A. 3, S. 4, of that play: " A man " may skelder ye now and then of half a dozen shillings, ..."

3. A Life of the Great Lord Fairfax, Commander-in-chief of the Army of the by Clements Robert Markham (1870)
"... called Xorth-street Postern at the north end, and skelder-irate Postern at the south. Although this western side of York contained sir churches, ..."

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