- SKEILAY, an isle, in the parish of Harris, county of Inverness. This is a small isle of the Hebrides, of somewhat triangular shape, lying at the western entrance of the sound of Harris, and about a mile and a half distant northward from the island of Pabbay. On the west side is the islet, of very minute size, called Little Skeilay.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.