1. a skull.
2. a death’s head; a human skull, as symbol of death.
Etymology: Dutch, from Middle Dutch schedele, from Old Dutch skēthila, *skeithila, “part, crown, crest, summit”, from Proto-Germanic *skaidilō, “part in the hair, top, crown, crest, summit”, from Proto-Indo-European *skÁit-, “to cut, part, separate”. Cognate with German Scheitel, “part, crest, apex”.
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Please, I want so badly for the good things to happen. —Sylvia Plath, 3 months before her suicide. (via sharingneedles
But I have infinite tenderness for you. I always will. All my life long. — Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
I drank until you weren’t real. —Six Word Story (#12)
Low income housing spreads into the hills on the outskirts of Kabul, photographed on October 4, 2012.