Skit

Skit

, n. 1. A reflection; a jeer or gibe; a sally; a brief satire; a squib. Tooke.
[1913 Webster]

A similar vein satire upon the emptiness of writers is given in his "Tritical Essay upon the Faculties of the Human Mind;" but that is a mere skit compared with this strange performance.
Leslie Stephen.
[1913 Webster]

2. A wanton girl; a light wench. [Obs.]
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3. A short theatrical presentation, often comical or satirical. Comical skits are sometimes presented by amateur or ad hoc groups at parties, dinners, or other social gatherings.
[PJC]

 

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