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skin

Noun

1 a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body" [syn: tegument, cutis]
2 the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit) [syn: rind, peel]
3 an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane"
4 body covering of a living animal [syn: hide, pelt]
5 a person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin"
6 the rind of a fruit or vegetable [syn: peel]
7 a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal

Verb

1 climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling [syn: clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, sputter]
2 bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell" [syn: scrape]
3 remove the bark of a tree [syn: bark]
4 strip the skin off; "pare apples" [syn: peel, pare]
5 strike against an object; "She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken" [syn: stub, scrape, abrade] [also: skinning, skinned]skinned adj : having the skin scraped off; "skinned knees and scraped elbows" [syn: abraded, scraped]skinned See skin

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English

Adjective

  1. Having skin.
  2. Covered in a thin membrane resembling skin.
  3. Having skin (or similar outer layer) totally or partially removed.
    My skinned knuckles hurt until the scrape healed.

Verb

skinned
  1. past of skin

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