Origin: freq. of dial. skite, to dart about < Scand, akin to shoot
See skitter in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb skit·tered, skit·ter·ing, skit·ters verb, intransitive
Origin: Probably frequentative of dialectal skite, to run rapidly
Origin: , perhaps of Scandinavian origin
Origin: ; akin to Old Norse skjōta, to shoot; see shoot.
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