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Skye

 (skī), Isle of
An island of northwest Scotland in the Inner Hebrides. It is known for its rugged mountainous scenery.
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Skye

(skaɪ)
n
(Placename) a mountainous island off the NW coast of Scotland, the largest island of the Inner Hebrides: tourist centre. Chief town: Portree. Pop: 9232 (2001). Area: 1735 sq km (670 sq miles)
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Skye

(skaɪ)

n.
an island in the Hebrides, in NW Scotland. 7372; 670 sq. mi. (1735 sq. km).
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But it was not so; in the evening poor Skye brought them back again, one by one in her mouth; not the happy little things that they were, but bleeding and crying pitifully; they had all had a piece of their tails cut off, and the soft flap of their pretty little ears was cut quite off.
"He was a Skye terrier, one of those long chaps, with little feet poking out from their hair like-- like caterpillars--no, like sofas I should say.
He had rushed away from Oxford the moment that term was over, for a fishing ramble in Scotland with two college friends, and had been for three weeks living on oatcake, mutton-hams, and whisky, in the wildest parts of Skye. They had descended one sultry evening on the little inn at Kyle Rhea ferry; and while Tom and another of the party put their tackle together and began exploring the stream for a sea-trout for supper, the third strolled into the house to arrange for their entertainment.
Even as it was, I judged by the wailing of a great number of gulls that went crying and fishing round the ship, that she must have drifted pretty near the coast or one of the islands of the Hebrides; and at last, looking out of the door of the round-house, I saw the great stone hills of Skye on the right hand, and, a little more astern, the strange isle of Rum.
There were few sounds that roused Maggie when she was dreaming over her book, but Tom's name served as well as the shrillest whistle; in an instant she was on the watch, with gleaming eyes, like a Skye terrier suspecting mischief, or at all events determined to fly at any one who threatened it toward Tom.
The chatbot, drawing on artificial intelligence, allows users to access 24-hour information covering an array of questions they may have over their visit to the Misty Isle and can be accessed through the Donald From Skye website.
Selby told how Skye was so unnerved by Epstein's abuse that she once said: "He scared the life out of me."
"It was the girl who took Skye to Epstein's house, saying they'd just be hanging out at a playboy's mansion.
RSPCA Inspector Smith arrived at the house, where he found Skye's "emaciated" corpse.
Following the deal with VC2, Isle of Skye brands - including Skye Gold, Red, Black and Blaven - will be brewed at Uig but bottled at Black Wolf 's facilities at Throsk.
Fully developed secondary characters provide depth by creating context for Skye's destructive behavior and inability to confess the truth behind it.
Skye's popularity with tourists is well documented, but in recent years the island has apparently seen an increase in a new and possibly rather stressed-out traveller.