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Main Entry: 1skin
Pronunciation: primarystressskin
Function: noun
1 a : the outer layer of an animal when separated from the body usually with its hair or feathers : HIDE, PELT b : a sheet of parchment or fine-grained leather made from a hide c : 1BOTTLE 1b
2 a : the usually tough and flexible outer layer of an animal body that in vertebrates is made up of two layers including an inner dermis and an outer epidermis b : an outer covering or surface layer <a sausage skin> <apple skins>
3 : the life or physical well-being of a person <made sure to save his skin>
- skinĚless /-lschwas/ adjective
- skinned /primarystressskind/ adjective

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