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Definitions of skin:
  • noun:   an outer surface (usually thin)
    Example: "The skin of an airplane"
  • noun:   a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal
  • noun:   a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch
    Example: "Your skin is the largest organ of your body"
  • noun:   a person's skin regarded as their life
    Example: "He tried to save his skin"
  • noun:   the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
  • noun:   the rind of a fruit or vegetable
  • noun:   body covering of a living animal
  • verb:   strip the skin off
  • verb:   bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
    Example: "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
  • verb:   remove the bark of a tree
  • verb:   strike against an object
  • verb:   climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

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See skin used in context: 27 poetry verses, 8 Shakespeare works, 11 Bible passages, 31 definitions

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