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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Highland

Island off the W of Scotland reached by ferries from Mallaig and Kyle of Lochalsh.

Dr Johnson and Boswell both give accounts of their...

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Skye

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

Scitis c.150, Scia c.700, Skith c.1250, Skye 1266. Pre-Celtic name, later reinterpreted as

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Skye

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

(Scottish)

Elaborated spelling of Sky, influenced by the name of the island of Skye in the Hebrides, which is

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Skye

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

Elaborated spelling of Sky, influenced by the name of the island of Skye in the Hebrides, which is of

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Skye

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Highland

Island off the W of Scotland reached by ferries from Mallaig and Kyle of Lochalsh.

Dr Johnson and Boswell both give accounts of their...

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Skye

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

1. English: unexplained.

2. Perhaps a respelling of the Orcadian name Skae, Skea, from the lands of Skea

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Skye

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 45 words.

The largest and most northerly island of the Inner Hebrides, in Scotland; chief town, Portree. Fish farming is important, and

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Skye

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 109 words.

ally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, ay, aye, Baha'i, belie, bi, Bligh, buy, by, bye, bye-bye, chi, Chiangmai, Ciskei,

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Skye

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 109 words.

ally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, ay, aye, Baha'i, belie, bi, Bligh, buy, by, bye, bye-bye, chi, Chiangmai, Ciskei,

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Skye

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 22 words.

name of the largest island of the Inner Hebrides used attrib. as in S. terrier, a small breed of

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Skye

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 391 words.

Island off the W of Scotland reached by ferries from Mallaig and Kyle of Lochalsh.

Dr Johnson and Boswell both

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