Skittish

Skit"tish

(?), a. [See Skit, v. t.] 1. Easily frightened; timorous; shy; untrustworthy; as, a skittish colt. "A restiff, skittish jade." L'Estrange.
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2. Wanton; restive; freakish; volatile; changeable; fickle. "Skittish Fortune's hall." Shak.
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-- Skit"tish*ly, adv. -- Skit"tish*ness, n.
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