Skit (?), v. t. [Prov. E. skit to slide, as adj., hasty, precipitate, of Scand. origin, and akin to E. shoot, v.t.; cf. Icel. skyti, skytja, skytta, a marksman, shooter, skj&omac;ta to shoot, sk&umac;ta a taunt. &root;159. See Shoot.]

To cast reflections on; to asperse.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]



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Skit, n.


A reflection; a jeer or gibe; a sally; a brief satire; a squib.


A similar vein satire upon the emptiness of writers is given in his "Tritical Essay upon the Faculties of the Human Mind;" but that is a mere skit compared with this strange performance.
Leslie Stephen.


A wanton girl; a light wench.



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