"There's only about a dozen guests there now, so you needn't get skittish," says he.
Usually he was not skittish nor afraid of trains or engines.
The horse is "skittish" and playful in the morning, not so much so at night.
"Shady says the roan's too skittish for any of the young ladies—" he suggested.
Of course it's silly for a girl who's nearly nineteen to be as skittish ...