A small round wooden box used to preserve documents and seals.
- The Seal, made of green beeswax and placed in a metal box called a skippet, hung like a pendant from the document.
- From the scroll are suspended the officer of arms’ wax seals in their brass skippets.
- The object attached by the braided cord, called a skippet, contains the seal of the French government impressed in wax.
Late Middle English: of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with skippetpipit, sippet, snippet, tippet, Tippett, whippet
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