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skipper:

see butterflybutterfly,
any of a large group of insects found throughout most of the world; with the moths, they comprise the order Lepidoptera. There are about 12 families of butterflies. Most adult moths and butterflies feed on nectar sucked from flowers.
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skipper

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1. the captain of any vessel
2. the captain of an aircraft

skipper

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1. any small butterfly of the family Hesperiidae, having a hairy mothlike body and erratic darting flight
2. another name for the saury (a fish)
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Skipper, 61, who has been with ESPN since 1997, also is stepping down from his post as co-chairman of Disney Media Networks, according to a company statement.
ESPN president John Skipper, one of the most powerful figures in sports and media, resigned from the network Monday, telling employees in an email that he has struggled with a substance addiction for many years.
And, with those words, John Skipper on Monday announced his resignation as President of ESPN and co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks.
Ashington skipper Chris Harwood said: "Even though we were defeated last time out, they should be given another chance to rectify that.
This is the former Gold Coast Australia, winner of 12 from 15 legs in the 2011-12 Clipper Round the World race under Tasmanian skipper Richard Hewson.
Independent Oil and Gas plc ("IOG" or the Company), the development and production focused Oil and Gas Company, is pleased to provide the following update on the drilling of the appraisal well on the Skipper oil discovery which lies in Block 9/21a in licence P1609 in the Northern North Sea, of which IOG is 100% owner and operator.
Shaded from the sun inside Hayward Field's East Grandstand, young Greg Skipper sat with his family for four seasons and watched his uncle Tommy carry on the great Skipper legacy at Oregon.
MIRPUR -- As Pakistan is commanding position to win the second and final Test match of the series against Bangladesh, now skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has broken another record of legendary cricketer Imran Khan.
Rookie crewman Leonard Scollay, 40, went to sea last March with Shetland skipper Chris Smith, who survived the sinking of his scallop boat Diamond.
The penguins from the Madagascar films, Skipper and his pals, team up to foil a plot by John Malkovich's mad scientist octopus Dave to purge the world of their species.
The penguins from the Madagascar films, Skipper and his pals, team up to foil a plot by Malkovich's mad scientist octopus Dave to purge the world of penguins.
Johannesburg, July 23 ( ANI ): England coach Peter Moores has backed captain Alastair Cook again and has no doubt that the skipper could lead the squad out of their present slump.