noun a short theatrical episode
Prov. E. skit
to slide, as adj., hasty, precipitate, of Scand. origin, and akin to E. shoot
, v.t.; cf. Icel. skyti
, a marksman, shooter, skj&omac;ta
to shoot, sk&umac;ta
a taunt. See Shoot
- To cast reflections on; to asperse. Prov. Eng. & Scot.
- 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.
- A wanton girl; a light wench. Obs.
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