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Skye (Isle of)

means the isle of gaps or indentations (Celtic, skyb, a gap). Hence also the Skibbereen of Cork, which is Skyb-bohreen, the byway gap, a pass in a mountain to the sea.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Skinners
Skirt
Skogan (Henry)
Skopts, Skopti, or White Doves
Skull
Skurry (A)
Sky
Sky
Sky-blue
Sky-rakers
Skye (Isle of)
Skylark
Skylark
Slander, Offence
Slang
Slang
Slap-bang
Slap-dash
Slap-up
Slate
Slate Club (A)

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Skye