- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. The natural covering of animal bodies, consisting of the cuticle or scarf-skin, the rete mucosum, and the cutis or hide. The cuticle is very thin and insensible; the cutis is thicker and very sensible.
2. A hide; a pelt; the skin of an animal separated from the body, whether green, dry or tanned.
3. The body; the person; in ludicrous language
4. The bark or husk of a plant; the exterior coat of fruits and plants.
SKIN, verb transitive
1. To strip off the skin or hide; to flay; to peel.
2. To cover with skin
3. to cover superficially.
SKIN, verb intransitive To be covered with skin; as a wound skins over.
SKIN'DEEP, adjective Superficial; not deep; slight.
SKIN'FLINT, noun (skin and flint) A very niggardly person.
1. Drink; pottage.
2. (Latin scincus) A small lizard of Egypt; also, the common name of a genus of lizards, with a long body entirely covered with rounded imbricate scales, all natives of warm climates.
SKINK, verb intransitive To bestow, to make a present. To serve drink.
SKINK'ER, noun One that serves liquors.
SKIN'LESS, adjective (from skin) Having a thin skin; as skinless fruit.
SKIN'NED, participle passive
1. Stripped of the skin; flayed
2. Covered with skin.
1. One that skins.
2. One that deals in skins, plets or hides.
SKIN'NINESS, noun The quality of being skinny.
SKIN'NY, adjective Consisting of skin, or of skin only; wanting flesh.