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addaword.gifdefinition of skilly

noun
a very thin soup, usually made with a lot of water and a very little oatmeal or meat
Arthur began to eat the skilly. He swallowed half of the watery mess, then in a laboured voice he said: "I can't". (A.J. Cronin)
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/06/2013 13:54:00
Definition of skilly from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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