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skin

noun (OUTER COVERING)    /skɪn/
[C or U] any outer covering: The bullet pierced the skin of the aircraft.The skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsThe skin, and skin colourFruits and seeds and their parts -skin     /-skɪn/ suffix I've got an old sheepskin coat.The skin, hair and bone of non-human animals -skinned /-d/ suffix pale-skinnedThe skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsFruits and seeds and their partsThe skin, and skin colour
(Definition of skin noun (OUTER COVERING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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