Definition of skep in English:

skep

noun

  • 1A straw or wicker beehive.

    • ‘The striking display will feature examples of different hives - such as a straw skep, a stone hive and a Congested Districts Board hive.’
    1. 1.1archaic A wooden or wicker basket.

Origin

Late Old English sceppe basket from Old Norse skeppa basket, bushel.

Pronunciation:

skep

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