Definition for SKINK

SKINK, n. [Sax. scenc.]

  1. Drink; pottage. [Obs.] – Bacon.
  2. [L. scincus.] A small lizard of Egypt; also, the common name of a genus of lizards, with a long body entirely covered with rounded imbricate scales, all natives of warm climates. – Ed. Encyc.

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