to your health: used as a toast
Origin of skoalDanish and amp; Norwegian skaal, a cup ; from Old Norse skāl, bowl: for base see scale
Used as a drinking toast.
Origin of skoalDanish and Norwegian skaal, cup, skoal, from Old Norse skāl, bowl, drinking vessel; see skel-1 in Indo-European roots.
From Nordic skål, which is used for raising a toast and also means bowl. (That there is a relation to English "skull" is urban legend.)