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  1. skinkernoun

    One who serves liquor; a tapster.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Skinkernoun

    One that serves drink.

    Etymology: from skink.

    I give thee this pennyworth of sugar, clapt even now into my hand by an under skinker; one that never spake other English in his life, than eight shillings and six pence, and you are welcome, sir. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    Hang up all the poor hop-drinkers,
    Cries old Sym, the king of skinkers. Ben Jonson.

    His mother took the cup the clown had fill’d:
    The reconciler bowl went round the board,
    Which, empty’d, the rude skinker still restor’d. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skinkernoun

    one who serves liquor; a tapster


  1. Skinker

    The Skinker St. Louis MetroLink subway station opened August 26, 2006 at the intersection of Skinker Boulevard and Forest Park Parkway near the boundary of St. Louis and University City, and serves the eastern portion of the Washington University main campus, the western portion of Forest Park, and area residents in the Skinker-DeBaliviere Neighborhood. It is a below-grade station, located under Skinker Boulevard at Forest Park Parkway, right by Kayak's.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Skinker is ranked #156044 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Skinker surname appeared 104 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Skinker.

    81.7% or 85 total occurrences were White.
    13.4% or 14 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skinker in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skinker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
    A interrupt
    B blur
    C jeopardize
    D restore

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