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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Skied.
 
Pictures are said to be skied when they are hung so high as not to be easily seen.   1
        “Bad pictures are hung on the line by dozens and many excellent ones are rejected or skied.”—Truth, p. 431 (September 17, 1885).
 


 Skiddaw.Skillygolee. 

 
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