A skirt




  • To be on or form the border of.
  • To move around or along the border of; to avoid the center of.
  • To cover with a skirt; to surround.
  • To avoid or ignore (something); to manage to avoid (something or a problem); to skate by (something).


  • From Middle English skyrte, from Old Norse skyrta, from Proto-Germanic *skurtijǭ. shirt. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Skoarte, Dutch schort, German Schürze, Danish skørt, Swedish skört, Norwegian skjørt.

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