Skep meaning

skĕp
A beehive made of straw or wicker.

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A beehive, especially one of straw.
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(archaic) A round, wooden or wicker basket.
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A beehive, esp. one of straw.
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Origin of skep

  • Middle English basket from Old Norse skeppa a dry measure, and from Old English sceppe (from Old Norse skeppa)

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

  • Late Old English sceppe, from Old Norse skeppa "˜basket'.

    From Wiktionary