Etymology
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skilled (adj.)

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

updated on December 03, 2022

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