1) A pail for milk or water.
1558 j skyle with j barrel, South Cave
1577 iiij skeiles, North Frodingham
1598 One greate skeile, One little gallon, Knaresborough
1615 brought them [fish] in a skeele of water on her head, Brandsby
1642 a little two gallon skeele to fetch water in, Elmswell
1743 1 wooden scheele, East Marton.