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Definition of skip:

  1. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
  2. A basket. See Skep.
  3. A beehive; a skep.
  4. A charge of sirup in the pans.
  5. A light leap or bound.
  6. A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
  7. An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
  8. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; - often followed by over.
  9. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
  10. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.
  11. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
  12. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; - commonly implying a sportive spirit.
  13. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.


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