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Skip, 1) intr. to fetch quick bounds, to leap, to hop: Pilgr. 153. Wiv. II, 1, 237. Mids. II, 1, 61. Merch. I, 2, 21. Tim. IV, 3, 225. Lr. V, 3, 277. Cymb. IV, 2, 199. Per. IV, 1, 63. --ing, metaphorically, == thoughtless, flighty, wanton: “all wanton as a child, --ing and vain,” LLL V, 2, 771. “allay with some cold drops of modesty thy --ing spirit,” Merch. II, 2, 196. “to make one in so --ing a dialogue,” Tw. I, 5, 214. “the --ing king he ambled up and down,” H4A III, 2, 60. “compelled these --ing kerns to trust their heels,” Mcb. I, 2, 30.
2) tr. to leap over, to miss, to pass: “let not thy sword s. one,” Tim. IV, 3, 110.
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