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 for Sky
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sky \Sky\ (sk[imac]), n.; pl. Skies (sk[imac]z). [OE. skie a
     cloud, Icel. sk[=y]; akin to Sw. & Dan. sky; cf. AS. sc[=u]a,
     sc[=u]wa, shadow, Icel. skuggi; probably from the same root
     as E. scum. [root]158. See Scum, and cf. Hide skin,
     1. A cloud. [Obs.]
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              [A wind] that blew so hideously and high,
              That it ne lefte not a sky
              In all the welkin long and broad.     --Chaucer.
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     2. Hence, a shadow. [Obs.]
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              She passeth as it were a sky.         --Gower.
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     3. The apparent arch, or vault, of heaven, which in a clear
        day is of a blue color; the heavens; the firmament; --
        sometimes in the plural.
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              The Norweyan banners flout the sky.   --Shak.
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     4. The wheather; the climate.
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              Thou wert better in thy grave than to answer with
              thy uncovered body this extremity of the skies.
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     Note: Sky is often used adjectively or in the formation of
           self-explaining compounds; as, sky color, skylight,
           sky-aspiring, sky-born, sky-pointing, sky-roofed, etc.
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     Sky blue, an azure color.
     Sky scraper (Naut.), a skysail of a triangular form.
     Under open sky, out of doors. "Under open sky adored."
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sky \Sky\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Skiedor Skyed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Skying.]
     1. To hang (a picture on exhibition) near the top of a wall,
        where it can not be well seen. [Colloq.]
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              Brother Academicians who skied his pictures. --The
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     2. To throw towards the sky; as, to sky a ball at cricket.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
      v 1: throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball";
           "toss me newspaper" [syn: flip, toss, sky, pitch]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  81 Moby Thesaurus words for "sky":
     Caelus, Olympian heights, acme, aerial heights, air, apex, apogee,
     azure, blue sky, brow, caelum, canopy, canopy of heaven, cap,
     cerulean, climax, cloud nine, cope, crest, crown, culmen,
     culmination, dizzy heights, edge, elevation, eminence, empyrean,
     ether, extreme limit, extremity, firmament, heaven, heavens,
     height, heights, high noon, highest pitch, highest point, hyaline,
     lift, lifts, limit, maximum, meridian, mountaintop, ne plus ultra,
     no place higher, noon, peak, pinnacle, pitch, point, pole, raise,
     ridge, rise, rising ground, seventh heaven, spire, starry heaven,
     steep, stratosphere, summit, the blue, the blue serene, tip,
     tip-top, top, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost, uprise, utmost,
     vantage ground, vantage point, vault, vault of heaven, vertex,
     very top, welkin, zenith

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