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skell

 (skĕl)
n. Slang
A homeless person who lives as a derelict.

[Origin unknown.]

skell

(skɛl)
n
slang US a homeless person

skell

(skɛl)

n. Slang.
a homeless person who lives on the streets.
[1950–55; perhaps shortening of skeleton]
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It dates back to the 19th Century, when Earl de Grey planted snowdrops to spell out his name along the banks of the River Skell.
The guest speaker will be Deborah Skell, a Feldenkrais practitioner and there will be time for sharing.
Taricha granulosa (hereafter referred to as newts) were collected by hand or using minnow traps from 4 populations including Skell Channel (n = 19, Klamath County), Phantom Ship (n = 5, Klamath County), Spruce Lake (n = 19, Klamath County), and Lake in the Woods (n = 6, Douglas County), Oregon (Fig.
Snowdrop displays are a legacy left by Earl de Grey who planted the flowers along the banks of the River Skell when he owned the estate during the 19th century.
By dawn, Llao was driven back underground; Skell honored the victory by filling the massive caldera with water, creating Oregon's Crater Lake.
From Gateshead Mr Gaitthose skell sent a message to his supporters at the House.
Being raised in a Catholic family and Polish on top of it, food is huge," said Cathy Skell (left), explaining how she and daughter Kristin Steede, both members of St.
National Academy of Sciences member Philip Skell, who acknowledges that "evolution is an important theory and students need to know about it, but scientific journals now document many scientific problems and criticisms of evolutionary theory and students need to know about these as well.
The place sits in the valley of the Ure and the Skell as if hiding from view, and even the cathedral tower seems to have ducked down to avoid being seen.
Hacker, Skell, & Straub, 1968); the basic tenet of which is that work is action-oriented.
The grey and haunting ruins that stand in the valley of Skell are remnants of an age when monks virtually ruled the wool trade.
In 1970, having married Barbara Dewhurst, he moved to Pennsylvania State University where, with Phil Skell, he worked on the chemistry of atomic carbon and helped to pioneer the metal vapour cocondensation method as a viable synthetic technique.