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skelp

[skelp]
(metallurgy)
A strip or sheet of steel which will be rolled and welded to form a tube.
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The younger boy said: "My pal mentioned something about a guy in a shop and said if we went in we'd get our a***s skelped for money.
But he skelped Schmeling in the rematch a few months later and was hailed as a hero.
WHY is it that when England's cricket team win the Ashes it is the lead item on the news, yet when they are skelped by Ireland at the World Cup it barely gets a mention at the end of the bulletin?
The moan wouldn't be so bad if the man-eater in question was actually an attractive girl, but the media darling in question has a face, to use some old Scots vernacular, like a well skelped bum.
Mess with Scotland and you will be skelped with a tambourine.
SCOTLAND hero James McFadden skelped the French in Paris earlier this month.
He has been skelped by coins, had his windows smashed at home and spat at in the street.
So it was with two wee dogs who both managed to escape despite having careful owners and who both had the misfortune to be skelped by an automobile just as they were starting to enjoy their new-found freedom.
IT USED to mean challenging a rival to a duel but when Greece keeper Antonis Nikopolidis skelped a referee in the gub with his gloves last weekend he was simply telling him he sucked.
The midfielder said: "Rangers skelped Graz at Ibrox and so are capable of winning but the Austrians are a much better side at home.
MOTHERWELL were skelped 3-0 at Parkhead last Saturday but, according to my old pal Tony Roper, one of our elderly fans scored a cracker in a hospitality lounge at half-time.
The former Rangers midfielder took a few sore ones in training as he was skelped by The Hammer's fearsome left-foot howitzers.