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Skied

Pictures are said to be skied when they are hung so high as not to be easily seen.

“Bad pictures are hung on the line by dozens and many excellent ones are rejected or skied.” —Truth, p. 431 (September 17, 1885).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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