"sky" Definition

Definitions for the word "sky" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
(pl. Skies) (in sing. Or pl.) Atmosphere and outer space as seen from the earth. v. (skies, skied) cricket etc. Hit (a ball) high. to the skies without reserve (praise to the skies). [old norse, = cloud]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. slang
a disagreeable person, an enemy.—_Westminster School._ The word derived its origin from a corruption of the last syllable of the word “VOLSCI:” Westminster boys being of course understood to be the Romans.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864
3. slang
to toss up towards the SKY. Term used in tossing with halfpence; “It’s all right, Jim SKIED the browns,” _i.e._, threw them up, a proof that there could have been no collusion or cheating.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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