If dey'd piped me off den, dey'd have took me skelp, all right.
Hed admire to take a skelp, that Tomcat would, but hes shy the sand.
I'm not a-going to have my skelp a-hanging to your belt for days and days, like the rest of them.
I heard one boy say to another:—'I'll give you a skelp (blow) on the puss.'
Some redskins haven't sense enough to let a skelp alone, but he has.