Skiff (?), n. [F. esquif, fr. OHG. skif, G. schiff. See Ship.]

A small, light boat.

The pilot of some small night-foundered skiff. Milton.

Skiff caterpillar Zool., the larva of a moth (Limacodes scapha); -- so called from its peculiar shape.


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Skiff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Skiffed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Skiffing.]

To navigate in a skiff.



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