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Skied \Skied\ (sk[imac]d), imp. & p. p. of Sky, v. t.


Skied \Skied\ (sk[=e]d), imp. & p. p. of Ski, v. i.


Sky \Sky\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Skiedor Skyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Skying.]

  1. To hang (a picture on exhibition) near the top of a wall, where it can not be well seen. [Colloq.]

    Brother Academicians who skied his pictures.
    --The Century.

  2. To throw towards the sky; as, to sky a ball at cricket.


Etymology 1 vb. (en-past of: ski) Etymology 2

vb. (en-pastsky)


Skied may be a past form of either of these verbs:

  • to ski
  • to sky

Usage examples of "skied".

The Finns who sometimes skied by, keeping an eye on the visitors, shrugged uncomprehendingly if appealed to.

He skied away from the reindeer sleigh they had brought up to carry off their dead, broke off a branch with leaves still on it, waved it in token of parley, alert all the time for any sign of one of the strange weapons being brought to bear on him.

Once my preparations were complete I skied slowly down the mountain in the fading light.

I got a good start as I skied in and out of the red flags, but looking back over my shoulder I could see he had recovered quickly and was already chasing hard after me.

Then I skied from side to side replacing them in their correct positions on the B-slope, some one hundred metres above my carefully prepared ice patch.

Once each one was back in place I skied on down the hill, feeling like an Olympic champion.

They just skied and chatted, and had fun together, and they spent the last night eating dinner with all the kids.

A north wind helped us along till we skied up abreast a valley-mouth between two high orange hills.

The morning after our arrival at Thessicher's farm, I took the stove and skied into town.