n.1.(Anat.) The external membranous integument of an animal.
2.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.
3.A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids. See Bottle, 1.
4.The bark or husk of a plant or fruit; the exterior coat of fruits and plants.
5.(Naut.) That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.
Skin friction
(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
(Zool.) 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.
Skin wool
wool taken from dead sheep.
- Job xix. 20.
v. t.1.To strip off the skin or hide of; to flay; to peel; as, to skin an animal.
[imp. & p. p. Skinned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Skinning.]
2.To cover with skin, or as with skin; hence, to cover superficially.
3.To strip of money or property; to cheat.
v. i.1.To become covered with skin; as, a wound skins over.
2.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.
Noun1.skin - a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
Synonyms: cutis, tegument
2.Skinskin - the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
Synonyms: peel, rind
3.skin - an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane"
4.skin - body covering of a living animal
Synonyms: hide, pelt
5.skin - a person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin"
6.skin - the rind of a fruit or vegetable
Synonyms: peel
7.skin - a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal
Verb1.skin - climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
2.skin - bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
Synonyms: scrape
3.skin - remove the bark of a tree
Synonyms: bark
4.skin - strip the skin off; "pare apples"
Synonyms: peel, pare
5.skin - strike against an object; "She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken"
Synonyms: stub, abrade, scrape
To dream of your skin, represents protection or shield of your inner self. It serves as a physical boundary and how close you let others get to you. Alternatively, it may indicate that you are being too superficial or shallow. To dream that your skin is covered with rashes or other skin deformity, signifies your fear in facing a harsh reality. This may also be a pun to indicate that you are making a rash decision.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, 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, overcharge, overlay, overprice, overtax, paint, palea, pane, panel, pare, patina, 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, 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, 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
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