Definition of skilly in English:

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skilly

Pronunciation: /ˈskɪli/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun] British , chiefly historical
Thin broth, typically made from oatmeal and water and flavoured with meat.
Example sentences
  • That workhouse skilly was the vilest compound I ever tasted.

Origin

Mid 19th century: abbreviation of archaic skilligalee, a fanciful formation.

Words that rhyme with skilly

Billie, billy, Chile, chilli (US chili), chilly, Dili, dilly, filly, frilly, ghillie, gillie, Gilly, hilly, Lillee, lily, Lyly, papillae, Philly, Piccadilly, piccalilli, silly, stilly, Tilly, willy-nilly
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