skellum

skellum

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skelum

n
archaic dialect or South African a rogue
[C17: via Dutch from Old High German skelmo devil]
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He was good at one liners of abuse such as calling someone a curpin (which is the rump of a fowl and also a man's bottom), describing them as mundungus (offal or waste), a scroyle (good for nothing), a sKellum (rogue or rascal) and a gundygut (voracious eater).
WORCESTERSHIRE accountancy firm Ballard Dale Syree Watson has unveiled the appointment of senior audit and accounts manager Mark Skellum to its management team.
Mr Skellum, who previously worked for big-four practice Ernst & Young in a senior management position, takes up a new role with Ballards at the firm's Droitwich office.
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Birmingham Magistrate David Skellum described the offence as 'substantial harassment' which crossed the custodial threshold.
Magistrate David Skellum described the offence as extremely serious "substantial harassment".
CLEARWATER CORPORATE FINANCE has expanded its team in Birmingham with the appointment of Mark Day and Nicola Skellum as managers and Lisa Maynard as cross-border deal analyst.