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 Skopts, Skopti, or White Doves,Skurry (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Skull.
 
You shall quaff beer out of the skulls of your enemies. (Scandinavian.) Skull means a cup or dish; hence a person who washes up cups and dishes is called a scullery-maid. (Scotch, skoll, a bowl; French, écuelle; Danish, skaal, a drinking-vessel; German, schale; our shell.)   1
 


 Skopts, Skopti, or White Doves,Skurry (A). 

 
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