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Dictionary definition for: Skin

1. (n) a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"

2. (v) climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

3. (n) the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)

4. (v) bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"

5. (n) an outer surface (usually thin) "the skin of an airplane"

6. (v) remove the bark of a tree

7. (n) body covering of a living animal

8. (v) strip the skin off; "pare apples"

9. (n) a person''s skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin"

10. (v) strike against an object; "She stubbed her one''s toe in the dark and now it''s broken"

11. (n) the rind of a fruit or vegetable

12. (n) a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal

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