Skell. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/SKELL
(slang, US, New York) a homeless person, especially one who sleeps in the New York subway.
Did you see those two skells lying in the doorway?
(slang, US, New York) (informal police jargon) A male suspicious person or crime suspect, especially a street person such as a drug dealer, pimp or panhandler. (Compare scumbag.) Popularized on the American TV police drama NYPD Blue.
(third-person singular simple present skells, present participle skelling, simple past and past participle skelled)
(slang) To fall off or fall over
She went skelling over on the ice.
From skeleton, describing the often skeletal appearance of drug users.
Alternatively, from skellum or skelder ("to beg in the streets"). Used by Ben Jonson, 1599.
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Hailing from New York, Mariss Skell stars in The One Night, a comedy film.
The church stands a short distance to the north of the river Skell, the FIG.
It is pleasantly situated at the confluence of the streams Laver and Skell with the river Ure, which is crossed by a fine bridge of nine arches.
It lies in the sequestered valley of the river Skell, 3 m.
The little Skell descends from the uplands of Pateley Moor to the west a clear swift stream, traversing a valley clothed with woods, conspicuous among which are some ancient yew trees which may have sheltered the monks who first sought retreat here.