skirrett

skirrett
A metal spike to which is attached a small drum onto which is wound string or line. In use, the spike is pushed into the ground to anchor it, and then the line is pulled out as far as needed to mark a straight edge.

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  • Skerritt — This interesting surname has two distinct possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be a locational name from Skirwith in Cumberland, which was recorded as Skirewit in the 1205 Feet of Fines, and derives from a Scandinavianized form of the Olde… …   Surnames reference

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