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(Historical) A medieval English unit of land measure varying from 60 to 120 acres (24 to 49 hectares)
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  1. (Historical) A medieval English unit of land measure varying from 60 to 120 acres (24 to 49 hectares)
  2. An old English measure of land, usually the amount held adequate for one free family and its dependents.
  3. The skin of an animal, especially the thick tough skin or pelt of a large animal.
  1. Integument
  2. A natural outer covering; an integument.
The membrane, capsule, skin, or other covering of any body or part.
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  1. The membrane, capsule, skin, or other covering of any body or part.
  2. A natural outer covering of an animal or plant or of one of its parts, such as skin, a shell, or the part of a plant ovule that develops into a seed coat.
  3. A natural outer covering of the body or of a plant, including skin, shell, hide, husk, or rind
The thin, membranous tissue that lines most of the internal and external surfaces of an animal's body. Epithelium is composed of one or more layers of densely packed cells. In vertebrates, it lines the outer layer of the skin (epidermis), the surface of most body cavities, and the lumen of fluid-filled organs, such as the gut or intestine.
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  1. The thin, membranous tissue that lines most of the internal and external surfaces of an animal's body. Epithelium is composed of one or more layers of densely packed cells. In vertebrates, it lines the outer layer of the skin (epidermis), the surface of most body cavities, and the lumen of fluid-filled organs, such as the gut or intestine.
The outer, protective, nonvascular layer of the skin of vertebrates, covering the dermis.
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  1. The outer, protective, nonvascular layer of the skin of vertebrates, covering the dermis.
  2. The outermost layer of cells covering the leaves and young parts of a plant.
  3. The outer layer of cells of the stems, roots, and leaves of plants. In most plants, the epidermis is a single layer of cells set close together to protect the plant from water loss, invasion by fungi, and physical damage. The epidermis that is exposed to air is covered with a protective substance called cuticle.
The layer of skin just below the epidermis
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  1. The layer of skin just below the epidermis
  2. The sensitive connective tissue layer of the skin located below the epidermis, containing nerve endings, sweat and sebaceous glands, and blood and lymph vessels.
  3. The innermost layer of the skin in vertebrate animals. The dermis lies under the epidermis and contains nerve endings and blood and lymph vessels. In mammals, the dermis also contains hair follicles and sweat glands.
(Botany) The layer of cutin covering the epidermis of the aerial parts of plants.
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  1. (Botany) The layer of cutin covering the epidermis of the aerial parts of plants.
  2. The strip of hardened skin at the base and sides of a fingernail or toenail.
  3. (Bot.) A delicate, waxy layer over the outer surface of the epidermis of plants: it contains cutin and protects against water loss and parasitic infections
The outermost layer of skin; epidermis or cuticle
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  1. The outermost layer of skin; epidermis or cuticle
  2. The outermost layer of skin, especially that which forms the cuticle.
The sharp, abrupt sound made by a dog
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  1. The sharp, abrupt sound made by a dog
  2. The tough outer covering of the woody stems and roots of trees, shrubs, and other woody plants. It includes all tissues outside the vascular cambium.
  3. The protective outer covering of the trunk, branches, and roots of trees and other woody plants. Bark includes all tissues outside the vascular cambium. In older trees, bark is usually divided into inner bark, consisting of living phloem, and outer bark, consisting of the periderm (the phelloderm, cork cambium, and cork) and all the tissues outside it. The outer bark is mainly dead tissue that protects the tree from heat, cold, insects, and other dangers. The appearance of bark varies according to the manner in which the periderm forms, as in broken layers or smoother rings. Bark also has lenticels, porous corky areas that allow for the exchange of water vapor and gases with the interior living tissues.
(Curling) A takeout which removes a stone from play as well as the delivered stone.
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  1. (Curling) A takeout which removes a stone from play as well as the delivered stone.
  2. A long shovel-like tool used by bakers for moving bread into and out of the ovens
  3. (Printing) A T-shaped pole used for hanging up freshly printed sheets of paper to dry.
A thick, hard or tough natural outer covering, as of a watermelon, grapefruit, or orange
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  1. A thick, hard or tough natural outer covering, as of a watermelon, grapefruit, or orange
  2. A tough outer covering such as bark, the skin of some fruits, or the coating on cheese or bacon.
The dry, rough, or useless outside covering of anything
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  1. The dry, rough, or useless outside covering of anything
  2. The dry outer covering of various fruits or seeds, as of an ear of corn
  3. A shell or outer covering, especially when considered worthless.
(Now Rare) The act of pelting
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  1. (Now Rare) The act of pelting
  2. A stripped animal skin ready for tanning.
  3. The skin of an animal with the fur or hair still on it.
(Chiefly British) An upland stretch of open country; a moor.
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  1. (Chiefly British) An upland stretch of open country; a moor.
  2. A thin membrane of connective tissue under the hide
  3. A thin membrane directly beneath the hide.
A sleeved outer garment opening down the front and varying in length, as a suit jacket or a topcoat or overcoat
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  1. A sleeved outer garment opening down the front and varying in length, as a suit jacket or a topcoat or overcoat
  2. The outer covering of a plant or animal structure, tissue, etc.
  3. A layer of some substance, as paint, over a surface
A hard outer covering or shell made of bone or chitin on the back of animals such as turtles, armadillos, lobsters, and crabs.
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  1. A hard outer covering or shell made of bone or chitin on the back of animals such as turtles, armadillos, lobsters, and crabs.
  2. A protective, shell-like covering likened to that of a turtle or crustacean:
  3. (Zoology) A hard bony or chitinous outer covering, such as the fused dorsal plates of a turtle or the portion of the exoskeleton covering the head and thorax of a crustacean.
Something that resembles the coat of a mammal:
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  1. Something that resembles the coat of a mammal:
  2. The coat of a mammal, consisting of hair, fur, or wool, as distinct from bare skin.
  3. Fur, or any other form of the coat of a mammal collectively
Anything that covers
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  1. Anything that covers
  2. Something that covers, so as to protect or conceal.
  3. (Uncountable) Action of the verb to cover.
A material layer constituting such a boundary.
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  1. A material layer constituting such a boundary.
  2. The area or extent of such a face
  3. The outer face, or exterior, of an object
Paper made in imitation of this material.
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  1. Paper made in imitation of this material.
  2. A written text or drawing on a sheet of this material.
  3. The skin of an animal, usually a sheep or goat, prepared as a surface on which to write or paint
A work written or printed on this parchment.
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  1. A work written or printed on this parchment.
  2. A fine kind of parchment prepared from calfskin, lambskin, or kidskin, used as writing parchment or for binding books
  3. A type of parchment paper made from the skin of a lamb, baby goat, or calf.
To come off in layers or flakes, as old paint or sunburned skin
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  1. To come off in layers or flakes, as old paint or sunburned skin
  2. To cut away or strip off (the rind, skin, covering, surface, etc.) of (anything); pare
  3. To come off in thin strips or pieces, as bark, skin, or paint:
To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
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  1. To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
  2. To cut or trim away (the rind, skin, covering, rough surface, etc.) of (anything); peel
  3. To remove the outer covering or skin of with a knife or similar instrument:
To rob; pillage
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  1. To rob; pillage
  2. To strip of money or goods; fleece.
  3. To strip off the skin or outer covering of.
To buy and sell securities or commodities for small quick profits.
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  1. To buy and sell securities or commodities for small quick profits.
  2. To cut or tear the scalp from
  3. To deprive of top growth or a top layer:
To separate from surrounding living tissue. Used of dead tissue.
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  1. To separate from surrounding living tissue. Used of dead tissue.
  2. To cast off or shed (skin or a covering):
  3. To be shed, cast off, or discarded; come off
To give birth to prematurely:
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  1. To give birth to prematurely:
  2. To let fall; drop:
  3. To calculate astrologically:
To cause to flow in a stream or fall in drops
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  1. To cause to flow in a stream or fall in drops
  2. To lose a natural growth or covering by natural process:
  3. To cast off or lose (a natural growth or covering, as leaves, skin, hair, etc.)
To censure strongly; denounce:
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  1. To censure strongly; denounce:
  2. To criticize (something) harshly:
  3. To strip, scratch, or rub off the skin of; flay, abrade, chafe, etc.
To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
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  1. To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
  2. To remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of an organ or structure.
  3. To remove the bark, husk, or peel from
To cast off (a skin, shell, etc.); molt
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  1. To cast off (a skin, shell, etc.); molt
  2. To shed or cast off (a covering).
To dismantle (a firearm, for example) piece by piece.
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  1. To dismantle (a firearm, for example) piece by piece.
  2. To mount (a photographic positive or negative) on paper to be used in making a printing plate.
  3. To remove the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco, for example).
(Idiomatic) To achieve; to succeed at something difficult.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To achieve; to succeed at something difficult.
  2. To remove by pulling.
To remove the husk or husks from
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  1. To remove the husk or husks from
To open the shell of (a bivalve):
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  1. To open the shell of (a bivalve):
  2. (Slang) To fool or deceive, often in a playful way
  3. (Informal) To cast off:
To remove bark from (a tree or log).
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  1. To remove bark from (a tree or log).
  2. To utter a bark.
  3. The protective outer covering of the trunk, branches, and roots of trees and other woody plants. Bark includes all tissues outside the vascular cambium. In older trees, bark is usually divided into inner bark, consisting of living phloem, and outer bark, consisting of the periderm (the phelloderm, cork cambium, and cork) and all the tissues outside it. The outer bark is mainly dead tissue that protects the tree from heat, cold, insects, and other dangers. The appearance of bark varies according to the manner in which the periderm forms, as in broken layers or smoother rings. Bark also has lenticels, porous corky areas that allow for the exchange of water vapor and gases with the interior living tissues.
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  1. To uncover; to reveal.
  2. To expose:
  3. 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 5
The outer layer of cells of the stems, roots, and leaves of plants. In most plants, the epidermis is a single layer of cells set close together to protect the plant from water loss, invasion by fungi, and physical damage. The epidermis that is exposed to air is covered with a protective substance called cuticle.
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  1. The outer layer of cells of the stems, roots, and leaves of plants. In most plants, the epidermis is a single layer of cells set close together to protect the plant from water loss, invasion by fungi, and physical damage. The epidermis that is exposed to air is covered with a protective substance called cuticle.
  2. The outer, protective, nonvascular layer of the skin of vertebrates, covering the dermis.
  3. The outermost layer of cells covering seed plants and ferns
The membrane, capsule, skin, or other covering of any body or part.
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  1. The membrane, capsule, skin, or other covering of any body or part.
  2. A natural outer covering of the body or of a plant, including skin, shell, hide, husk, or rind
  3. (Botany) The outermost layer or layers of an ovule.
A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
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  1. A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
  2. (Cytology) A thin layer inside the nuclear membrane of a cell that is composed of a meshlike network of protein fibers.
  3. A thin layer of bone, membrane, or other tissue.
A thin, soft, pliable sheet or layer, especially of animal or vegetable tissue, serving as a covering or lining, as for an organ or cell
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  1. A thin, soft, pliable sheet or layer, especially of animal or vegetable tissue, serving as a covering or lining, as for an organ or cell
  2. (Biology) A thin, pliable layer of tissue covering surfaces or separating or connecting regions, structures, or organs of a living organism.
  3. A thin, pliable sheet or layer of natural or synthetic material:
A usually close-fitting case or covering for a blade, as of a sword.
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  1. A usually close-fitting case or covering for a blade, as of a sword.
  2. A covering or receptacle resembling this, as the membrane around a muscle, a leaf base enveloping a stem of grass, etc.
  3. An enveloping tubular structure, such as the base of a grass leaf that surrounds the stem or the tissue that encloses a muscle or nerve fiber.
The act of one that sheathes
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  1. The act of one that sheathes
  2. Something that sheathes or encases; casing; specif., the inner covering of boards or waterproof material on the roof or outside wall of a frame house
  3. A layer of boards or of other wood or fiber materials applied to the outer studs, joists, and rafters of a building to strengthen the structure and serve as a base for an exterior weatherproof cladding.
(Printing) A T-shaped pole used for hanging up freshly printed sheets of paper to dry.
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  1. (Printing) A T-shaped pole used for hanging up freshly printed sheets of paper to dry.
  2. The rind or skin of a fruit or vegetable
  3. A chemical peel.
A thick, hard or tough natural outer covering, as of a watermelon, grapefruit, or orange
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  1. A thick, hard or tough natural outer covering, as of a watermelon, grapefruit, or orange
  2. A tough outer covering such as bark, the skin of some fruits, or the coating on cheese or bacon.
To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
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  1. To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
  2. To remove the bark, husk, or peel from
  3. To remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of an organ or structure.
To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
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  1. To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
  2. To cut or trim away (the rind, skin, covering, rough surface, etc.) of (anything); peel
  3. To reduce, as in quantity or size; trim:
To strip away; pull off:
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  1. To strip away; pull off:
  2. To come off in thin strips or pieces, as bark, skin, or paint:
  3. To cut away or strip off (the rind, skin, covering, surface, etc.) of (anything); pare
An ordered system of numbering or indexing that is used as a reference standard in measurement, in which each number corresponds to some physical quantity. Some scales, such as temperature scales, have equal intervals; other scales, such as the Richter scale, are arranged as a geometric progression.
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  1. An ordered system of numbering or indexing that is used as a reference standard in measurement, in which each number corresponds to some physical quantity. Some scales, such as temperature scales, have equal intervals; other scales, such as the Richter scale, are arranged as a geometric progression.
  2. To clear or strip of scale or scales:
  3. To weigh with a scale.
To cut or tear into strips
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  1. To cut or tear into strips
  2. To remove the large central rib from (tobacco leaves) or the leaf from (the stalk)
  3. To remove the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco, for example).
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  1. To clothe.
  2. To face the surface of
  3. To bond a layer of another metal to
To purchase (stock that one has shorted).
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  1. To purchase (stock that one has shorted).
  2. To provide an alibi, excuse, or subterfuge (for another)
  3. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
To be turned or placed with the front toward a specified direction.
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  1. To be turned or placed with the front toward a specified direction.
  2. To occupy a position with the face toward:
  3. To turn, or have the face turned, toward a specified thing or person, or in a specified direction
To enclose with a protective covering; encase.
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  1. To enclose with a protective covering; encase.
  2. To thrust (a sword, knife, etc.) into flesh
  3. To enclose in or protect with a case or covering
To furnish with sides or siding
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  1. To furnish with sides or siding
  2. To align oneself (with one of opposing parties, factions, etc.)
  3. To provide sides or siding for:
To cover or fleck with fleecy masses
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  1. To cover or fleck with fleecy masses
  2. To cover with a fleece or similar covering.
  3. To shear the fleece from.
To continue to charge an electric device beyond its electrical capacity
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  1. To continue to charge an electric device beyond its electrical capacity
  2. To fill too full; to crowd.
  3. To charge (a party) an excessive price for something.
To cut the hair of
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  1. To cut the hair of
  2. To cut off the edge of:
  3. To fasten with a clip or clips
To force out the eye of (a person) with one's thumb.
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  1. To force out the eye of (a person) with one's thumb.
  2. (Informal) To cheat out of money, etc.; also, to overcharge
  3. To cut or scoop out with or as if with a gouge:
To cut into and wound slightly:
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  1. To cut into and wound slightly:
  2. To cut a nick or notch in.
  3. To cut short; check:
To buy and sell securities or commodities for small quick profits.
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  1. To buy and sell securities or commodities for small quick profits.
  2. (Informal) To scalp bonds, tickets, etc.
  3. To cut or tear the scalp from
(--- Informal) To experience or take in mentally, especially eagerly and easily:
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  1. (--- Informal) To experience or take in mentally, especially eagerly and easily:
  2. To remove (a stain, for example) by continued immersion:
  3. To absorb (liquid, for example) through pores or interstices:

Synonym Study

  • Bark applies to the hard covering of trees and woody plants
  • Peel is used of the skin or rind of fruit that has been removed, as by stripping potato peel, lemon peel
  • Rind applies to the thick, tough covering of certain fruits, as of a watermelon, or of cheeses, bacon, etc.
  • Pelt refers to the skin, esp. the untanned skin, of a fur-bearing animal, as of a mink, fox, sheep, etc.
  • Hide is used of the tough skins of certain large animals, as of a horse, cow, elephant, etc.
  • Skin is the general term for the outer covering of the animal body and for the covering, especially if thin and tight, of certain fruits and vegetables human skin, the skin of a peach
Find another word for skin. In this page you can discover 78 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for skin, like: hide, tegument, integument, epithelium, epidermis, dermis, derma, cuticle, scarfskin, trueskin and bark.