Scull Definition

skŭl
sculling, sculls
noun
An oar mounted at the stern of a boat and worked from side to side to move the boat forward.
Webster's New World
Either of a pair of light oars used, one on each side of a boat (now esp. a racing scull), by a single rower.
Webster's New World
A light, narrow racing boat for one, two, or four rowers using sculls.
Webster's New World

A skull cap. A small bowl-shaped helmet, without visor or bever.

Wiktionary

(obsolete) A shoal of fish.

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verb
To propel (a boat) with a scull or pair of sculls.
Webster's New World
To use a scull or a pair of sculls to propel a boat.
American Heritage
To skate while keeping both feet in contact with the ground or ice.
Wiktionary

(Australia, New Zealand, slang) To drink the entire contents of (a drinking vessel) without pausing.

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Other Word Forms of Scull

Noun

Singular:
scull
Plural:
sculls

Origin of Scull

  • From Middle English sculle (“a type of oar"), Unknown

    From Wiktionary

  • The verb sense may derive from Scandinavian skÃ¥l.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English sculle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • See school.

    From Wiktionary

  • See skull.

    From Wiktionary

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