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[C15: probably of imitative origin]
(Metallurgy) sheet or plate metal that has been curved and welded to form a tube
[C19: perhaps from Scottish Gaelic sgealb thin strip of wood]
Skelp a heavy fall of rain.
Past participle: skelped
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