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  7  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Skip  \Skip\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  leap  lightly  over  as  to  skip  the  rope. 
  2.  To  pass  over  or  by  without  notice;  to  omit;  to  miss;  as 
  to  skip  a  line  in  reading;  to  skip  a  lesson. 
  They  who  have  a  mind  to  see  the  issue  may  skip  these 
  two  chapters.  --Bp.  Burnet. 
  3.  To  cause  to  skip;  as  to  skip  a  stone.  [Colloq.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Skip  \Skip\,  n. 
  1.  A  light  leap  or  bound. 
  2.  The  act  of  passing  over  an  interval  from  one  thing  to 
  another;  an  omission  of  a  part 
  3.  (Mus.)  A  passage  from  one  sound  to  another  by  more  than  a 
  degree  at  once.  --Busby. 
  {Skip  kennel},  a  lackey;  a  footboy.  [Slang.]  --Swift. 
  {Skip  mackerel}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Bluefish},  1. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Skip  \Skip\,  n.  [See  {Skep}.] 
  1.  A  basket.  See  {Skep}.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.  &  Scot.] 
  2.  A  basket  on  wheels,  used  in  cotton  factories. 
  3.  (Mining)  An  iron  bucket,  which  slides  between  guides,  for 
  hoisting  mineral  and  rock. 
  4.  (Sugar  Manuf.)  A  charge  of  sirup  in  the  pans. 
  5.  A  beehive;  a  skep. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Skip  \Skip\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Skipped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Skipping}.]  [OE.  skippen,  of  uncertain  origin;  cf  Icel. 
  skopa  run,  skoppa  to  spin  like  a  top  OSw.  &  dial.  Sw 
  skimmpa  to  run,  skimpa,  skompa  to  hop,  skip;  or  Ir  sgiob  to 
  snatch,  Gael.  sgiab  to  start  or  move  suddenly,  to  snatch,  W. 
  ysgipio  to  snatch.] 
  1.  To  leap  lightly;  to  move  in  leaps  and  hounds;  --  commonly 
  implying  a  sportive  spirit. 
  The  lamb  thy  riot  dooms  to  bleed  to-day,  Had  he  thy 
  reason,  would  he  skip  and  play?  --Pope. 
  So  she  drew  her  mother  away  skipping,  dancing,  and 
  frisking  fantastically.  --Hawthorne. 
  2.  Fig.:  To  leave  matters  unnoticed,  as  in  reading,  speaking, 
  or  writing;  to  pass  by  or  overlook,  portions  of  a  thing 
  --  often  followed  by  over 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Hop  \Hop\,  n. 
  1.  A  leap  on  one  leg,  as  of  a  boy;  a  leap,  as  of  a  toad;  a 
  jump;  a  spring. 
  2.  A  dance;  esp.,  an  informal  dance  of  ball.  [Colloq.] 
  {Hop},  {skip}  (or  {step}),  {and  jump},  a  game  or  athletic 
  sport  in  which  the  participants  cover  as  much  ground  as 
  possible  by  a  hop,  stride,  and  jump  in  succession. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  gait  in  which  steps  and  hops  alternate 
  2:  a  mistake  resulting  from  neglect  [syn:  {omission}] 
  v  1:  bypass;  "He  skippped  a  row  in  the  text  and  so  the  sentence 
  was  incomprehensible"  [syn:  {jump},  {pass  over},  {skip 
  2:  intentionally  fail  to  attend:  "cut  class"  [syn:  {cut}] 
  3:  jump  lightly  [syn:  {hop},  {hop-skip}] 
  4:  leave  (very  informal  usage);  "skip  town"  [syn:  {decamp},  {vamoose}] 
  5:  bound  off  one  point  after  another  [syn:  {bound  off}] 
  6:  cause  to  skip  over  a  surface:  "Skip  a  stone  across  the  pond" 
  [syn:  {skim},  {skitter}] 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
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