Sky

Definition of Sky

Pronunciation: skī
n.1.A cloud.
[A wind] that blew so hideously and high,
That it ne lefte not a sky
In all the welkin long and broad.
- Chaucer.
2.Hence, a shadow.
She passeth as it were a sky.
- Gower.
3.The apparent arch, or vault, of heaven, which in a clear day is of a blue color; the heavens; the firmament; - sometimes in the plural.
The Norweyan banners flout the sky.
- Shak.
4.The wheather; the climate.
Thou wert better in thy grave than to answer with thy uncovered body this extremity of the skies.
- Shak.
Sky blue
an azure color.
Sky scraper
(Naut.) a skysail of a triangular form.
Under open sky
out of doors.
- Totten.
v. t.1.To hang (a picture on exhibition) near the top of a wall, where it can not be well seen.
[imp. & p. p. Skied or Skyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Skying .]
Brother Academicians who skied his pictures.
- The Century.
2.To throw towards the sky; as, to sky a ball at cricket.

Related Words

Caelus, Olympian heights, acme, aerial heights, air, apex, apogee, azure, blue sky, brow, caelum, canopy, canopy of heaven, cap, cerulean, climax, cloud nine, cope, crest, crown, culmen, culmination, dizzy heights, edge, elevation, eminence, empyrean, ether, extreme limit, extremity, firmament, heaven, heavens, height, heights, high noon, highest pitch, highest point, hyaline, lift, lifts, limit, maximum, meridian, mountaintop, ne plus ultra, no place higher, noon, peak, pinnacle, pitch, point, pole, raise, ridge, rise, rising ground, seventh heaven, spire, starry heaven, steep, stratosphere, summit, the blue, the blue serene, tip, tip-top, top, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost, uprise, utmost, vantage ground, vantage point, vault, vault of heaven, vertex, very top, welkin, zenith
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