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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sky n.; pl. Skies
 1. A cloud. [Obs.]
 [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. [Obs.]
    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.
 Note:Sky is often used adjectively or in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, sky color, skylight, sky-aspiring, sky-born, sky-pointing, sky-roofed, etc.
 Sky blue, an azure color.
 Sky scraper Naut., a skysail of a triangular form. --Totten.
 Under open sky, out of doors. Under open sky adored.” --Milton.