Etymology
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skilled (adj.)

1550s, past-participle adjective from skill (v.) "to have personal and practical knowledge" (c. 1200), from Old Norse skilja "separate, part, divide; break off, break up; part company, take leave; discern, distinguish; understand, find out; decide, settle," from the source of skill (n.).

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Definitions of skilled

skilled (adj.)
having or showing or requiring special skill;
a skilled trade
only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team
a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience
a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow
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