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Definition of Skin

Skin

  1. 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. That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.
  6. The covering, as of planking or iron plates, outside the framing, forming the sides and bottom of a vessel; the shell; also, a lining inside the framing.
  7. To strip off the skin or hide of; to flay; to peel; as, to skin an animal.
  8. To cover with skin, or as with skin; hence, to cover superficially.
  9. To strip of money or property; to cheat.
  10. To become covered with skin; as, a wound skins over.
  11. 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.

Skin Quotations

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.
Amanda Peet

The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.
Mark Twain

What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
Mark Twain
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Skin Translations

skin in Afrikaans is vel
skin in Danish is skind, hud
skin in Dutch is dierevel, vel, huid, pels, vacht
skin in Finnish is iho, talja
skin in German is Haut, Haut, Fell
skin in Latin is tergum, velius
skin in Norwegian is hud
skin in Portuguese is pele
skin in Spanish is piel, cascara

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