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skin

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adjective
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93 in 84 verses (in OT : 93 in 84 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

skinn. [Icel. skinn; akin to Sw. skinn, Dan. skind, AS. scinn, G. schined to skin.].
  •  The external membranous integument of an animal.  [1913 Webster]
    " In man, and the vertebrates generally, the skin consist of two layers, an outer nonsensitive and nonvascular epidermis, cuticle, or skarfskin, composed of cells which are constantly growing and multiplying in the deeper, and being thrown off in the superficial, layers; and an inner sensitive, and vascular dermis, cutis, corium, or true skin, composed mostly of connective tissue."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The hide of an animal, separated from the body, whether green, dry, or tanned; especially, that of a small animal, as a calf, sheep, or goat.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids. See Bottle, 1.  Tennyson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The bark or husk of a plant or fruit; the exterior coat of fruits and plants.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.  [1913 Webster]
Skin friction, Skin resistance (Naut.), the friction, or resistance, caused by the tendency of water to adhere to the immersed surface (skin) of a vessel. -- Skin graft (Surg.), a small portion of skin used in the process of grafting. See Graft, v. t., 2. -- Skin moth (Zoöl.), any insect which destroys the prepared skins of animals, especially the larva of Dermestes and Anthrenus. -- Skin of the teeth, nothing, or next to nothing; the least possible hold or advantage. Job xix. 20. -- Skin wool, wool taken from dead sheep.
skinv. t. 
  •  To strip off the skin or hide of; to flay; to peel; as, to skin an animal.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cover with skin, or as with skin; hence, to cover superficially.  [1913 Webster]
    "It will but skin and film the ulcerous place."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To strip of money or property; to cheat.  [1913 Webster]
skinv. i. 
  •  To become covered with skin; as, a wound skins over.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To produce, in recitation, examination, etc., the work of another for one's own, or to use in such exercise cribs, memeoranda, etc., which are prohibited.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

skin, n. & v.
--n.
1 the flexible continuous covering of a human or other animal body.
2 a the skin of a flayed animal with or without the hair etc. b a material prepared from skins esp. of smaller animals (opp. HIDE(2)).
3 a person's skin with reference to its colour or complexion (has a fair skin).
4 an outer layer or covering, esp. the coating of a plant, fruit, or sausage.
5 a film like skin on the surface of a liquid etc.
6 a container for liquid, made of an animal's whole skin.
7 a the planking or plating of a ship or boat, inside or outside the ribs. b the outer covering of any craft or vehicle, esp. an aircraft or spacecraft.
8 Brit. sl. a skinhead.
9 US Cards a game in which each player has one card which he bets will not be the first to be matched by a card dealt from the pack.
10 = gold-beater's skin.
11 a duplicating stencil.
--v. (skinned, skinning)
1 tr. remove the skin from.
2 (often foll. by over) a tr. cover (a sore etc.) with or as with skin. b intr. (of a wound etc.) become covered with new skin.
3 tr. sl. fleece or swindle.

Idiom
be skin and bone be very thin. by (or with) the skin of one's teeth by a very narrow margin. change one's skin undergo an impossible change of character etc. get under a person's skin colloq. interest or annoy a person intensely. have a thick (or thin) skin be insensitive (or sensitive) to criticism etc. no skin off one's nose colloq. a matter of indifference or even benefit to one. skin-deep (of a wound, or of an emotion, an impression, beauty, etc.) superficial, not deep or lasting. skin-diver a person who swims underwater without a diving-suit, usu. in deep water with an aqualung and flippers. skin-diving such swimming. skin effect Electr. the tendency of a high-frequency alternating current to flow through the outer layer only of a conductor. skin-flick sl. an explicitly pornographic film. skin-food a cosmetic intended to improve the condition of the skin. skin friction friction at the surface of a solid and a fluid in relative motion. skin game US sl. a swindling game. skin-graft
1 the surgical transplanting of skin.
2 a piece of skin transferred in this way. skin test a test to determine whether an immune reaction is elicited when a substance is applied to or injected into the skin. skin-tight (of a garment) very close-fitting. to the skin through all one's clothing (soaked to the skin). with a whole skin unwounded.
Derivative
skinless adj. skin-like adj. skinned adj. (also in comb.).
Etymology
OE scin(n) f. ON skinn

THESAURUS

skin

C, C-note, G, G-note, IUD, ablate, abrade, abrase, acne, acne vulgaris, bag, bark, barrel, bear the palm, beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, beeline, best, bill, birth control device, blame, bleed, bleed white, blemish, bloody, bone, border, bran, break, buck, bucket, bullet, burn, capsule, cartwheel, case, casing, censure, cent, century, chafe, chaff, cheapskate, cheat, check, chip, circumference, clad, claw, clip, clobber, coat, coating, collop, con man, condemn, condom, contraceptive, contraceptive foam, copper, cork, corn shuck, cornhusk, cortex, cover, covering, crack, craze, crust, cursoriness, cut, cut off, deal, decorticate, defeat, defoliate, defrauder, denounce, denude, denunciate, deplume, derma, dermamycosis, dermatitis, dermatosis, despoil, destroy, diaphragm, diddler, dime, disk, dismember, displume, divest, do in, dollar, dollar bill, double-dealer, drain, draw and quarter, drub, dry, eczema, elephantiasis, enamel, envelope, epicarp, epidermis, epithelioma, erase, erode, erysipelas, erythema, exanthem, excoriate, exhaust, exploit, exterior, exteriority, external, facade, face, facet, facing, fell, feuille, fifty cents, file, film, fin, fish, five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill, five-hundred-dollar bill, five-spot, fiver, fix, flap, flay, fleece, fleet, flimflammer, foil, fold, four bits, fracture, fray, frazzle, fret, fringe, frogskin, front, fur, gall, gash, gloss, gnaw, gnaw away, gouge, grand, grate, graze, grind, gyp, half G, half a C, half dollar, half grand, haste, hasten, heat rash, herpes, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, hide, highball, hives, hold up, hors de combat, hull, hundred-dollar bill, hurt, husk, hustle, impetigo, impoverish, incise, incrustation, injure, integument, intrauterine device, iron man, itch, jacket, jungle rot, knock, lacerate, lacquer, lambaste, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, lather, leaf, leprosy, lichen, lichen primus, lick, lineaments, lupus, lupus vulgaris, maim, make mincemeat of, mangle, maul, membrane, mere scratch, miliaria, milk, mill, mutilate, nickel, niggard, no depth, no water, oral contraceptive, outclass, outdo, outer face, outer layer, outer side, outer skin, outfight, outgeneral, outline, outmaneuver, outpoint, outrun, outsail, outshine, outside, overcharge, overlay, overprice, overtax, paint, palea, pane, panel, pare, patina, peel, peeling, pellicle, pelt, pemphigus, penny, periphery, pessary, phellum, pick clean, pick to pieces, pierce, pinprick, plait, plank, plate, plating, pluck, ply, plywood, pod, prickly heat, profiteer, prophylactic, pruigo, pruritus, psora, pull apart, pull off, puncture, put, quarter, rap, rasher, rasp, raze, red cent, rend, reprehend, reprobate, revetment, rind, ringworm, rip, rub away, rub off, rub out, rubber, ruin, run, rupture, safety glass, savage, sawbuck, scabies, scald, scale, scalp, scorch, scotch, scour, scrape, scratch, screw, scrooge, scrub, scuff, scum, settle, shallowness, sharper, shear, sheath, sheathing, sheet, shell, shingles, shoaliness, shred, shuck, side, siding, silver dollar, skin alive, skin cancer, skinflint, slab, slash, slat, slice, slightness, slit, slough, smacker, soak, spermicidal jelly, spermicide, sprain, stab, stick, stiff, sting, strain, strip, strip bare, suck dry, superficiality, superficies, superstratum, surcharge, surface, swindle, table, tablet, take apart, take the cake, tear, tear apart, tear to pieces, tear to tatters, ten cents, ten-spot, tenner, tetter, the pill, thousand dollars, thousand-dollar bill, thrash, tightwad, top, traumatize, trim, triumph, triumph over, triviality, trounce, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents, two bits, two-dollar bill, two-spot, undo, varnish, veneer, victimize, wafer, wear, wear away, whip, win, worst, wound, wrench, yard

ROGET THESAURUS

skin

Disjunction

VB be disjoined, come off, fall off, come to pieces, fall to pieces, peel off, get loose, disjoin, disconnect, disengage, disunite, dissociate, dispair, divorce, part, dispart, detach, separate, cut off, rescind, segregate, set apart, keep apart, insulate, isolate, throw out of gear, cut adrift, loose, unloose, undo, unbind, unchain, unlock, unpack, unravel, disentangle, set free, sunder, divide, subdivide, sever, dissever, abscind, circumcise, cut, incide, incise, saw, snip, nib, nip, cleave, rive, rend, slit, split, splinter, chip, crack, snap, break, tear, burst, rend, rend asunder, rend in twain, wrench, rupture, shatter, shiver, cranch, crunch, craunch, chop, cut up, rip up, hack, hew, slash, whittle, haggle, hackle, discind, lacerate, scamble, mangle, gash, hash, slice, cut up, carve, dissect, anatomize, dislimb, take to pieces, pull to pieces, pick to pieces, tear to pieces, tear to tatters, tear piecemeal, tear limb from limb, divellicate, skin, disintegrate, dismember, disbranch, disband, disperse, dislocate, disjoint, break up, mince, comminute, apportion, part, part company, separate, leave.

Thief

N thief, robber, homo triumliterarum, pilferer, rifler, filcher, plagiarist, spoiler, depredator, pillager, marauder, harpy, shark, land shark, falcon, mosstrooper, bushranger, Bedouin, brigand, freebooter, bandit, thug, dacoit, pirate, corsair, viking, Paul Jones, buccaneer, buccanier, piqueerer, pickeerer, rover, ranger, privateer, filibuster, rapparee, wrecker, picaroon, smuggler, poacher, abductor, badger, bunko man, cattle thief, chor, contrabandist, crook, hawk, holdup man, hold-up, jackleg, kidnaper, rustler, cattle rustler, sandbagger, sea king, skin, sneak thief, spieler, strong-arm man, highwayman, Dick Turpin, Claude Duval, Macheath, footpad, sturdy beggar, cut purse, pick purse, pickpocket, light-fingered gentry, sharper, card sharper, skittle sharper, thimblerigger, rook, Greek, blackleg, leg, welsher, defaulter, Autolycus, Jeremy Diddler, Robert Macaire, artful dodger, trickster, swell mob, chevalier d'industrie, shoplifter, swindler, peculator, forger, coiner, fence, receiver of stolen goods, duffer, smasher, burglar, housebreaker, cracksman, magsman, Bill Sikes, Jack Sheppard, Jonathan Wild, gang, gang of thieves, theft ring, organized crime, mafia, the Sicilian Mafia, the mob, la cosa nostra, Dillinger, Al Capone, Robin Hood.

Exteriority

N exteriority, outside, exterior, surface, superficies, skin, superstratum, disk, disc, face, facet, extrados, excentricity, eccentricity, circumjacence, exterior, external, outer most, outward, outlying, outside, outdoor, round about, extramural, extralimitary, extramundane, superficial, skin-deep, frontal, discoid, extraregarding, excentric, eccentric, outstanding, extrinsic, ecdemic, exomorphic, externally, out, with out, over, outwards, ab extra, out of doors, extra muros, in the open air, sub Jove, sub dio, a la belle etoile, al fresco.

Covering

N covering, cover, baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin, canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri, umbrella, parasol, sunshade, veil (shade), shield, roof, ceiling, thatch, tile, pantile, pentile, tiling, slates, slating, leads, barrack, plafond, planchment, tiling, shed, top, lid, covercle, door, operculum, bulkhead, bandage, plaster, lint, wrapping, dossil, finger stall, coverlet, counterpane, sheet, quilt, tarpaulin, blanket, rug, drugget, housing, antimacassar, eiderdown, numdah, pillowcase, pillowslip, linoleum, saddle cloth, blanket cloth, tidy, tilpah, apishamore, integument, tegument, skin, pellicle, fleece, fell, fur, leather, shagreen, hide, pelt, peltry, cordwain, derm, robe, buffalo robe, cuticle, scarfskin, epidermis, clothing, mask, peel, crust, bark, rind, cortex, husk, shell, coat, eggshell, glume, capsule, sheath, sheathing, pod, cod, casing, case, theca, elytron, elytrum, involucrum, wrapping, wrapper, envelope, vesicle, corn husk, corn shuck, dermatology, conchology, testaceology, inunction, incrustation, superimposition, superposition, obduction, scale, veneer, facing, overlay, plate, silver plate, gold plate, copper plate, engobe, ormolu, Sheffield plate, pavement, coating, paint, varnish, plating, barrel plating, anointing, enamel, epitaxial deposition, vapor deposition, ground, whitewash, plaster, spackel, stucco, compo, cerement, ointment, covering, superimposed, overlaid, plated, cutaneous, dermal, cortical, cuticular, tegumentary, skinny, scaly, squamous, covered, imbricated, loricated, armor plated, ironclad, under cover, cowled, cucullate, dermatoid, encuirassed, hooded, squamiferous, tectiform, vaginate.

Divestment

VB divest, uncover &c (cover), denude, bare, strip, disfurnish, undress, disrobe &c (dress, enrobe), uncoif, dismantle, put off, take off, cast off, doff, peel, pare, decorticate, excoriate, skin, scalp, flay, expose, lay open, exfoliate, molt, mew, cast the skin.


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