What is another word for skins?

Pronunciation: [skˈɪnz] (IPA)

Skins, the external layer of an animal body, can have a variety of synonyms depending on their context. In the clothing industry, skins are often referred to as leather, hide, or pelt. For the food industry, skins are commonly referred to as rind, peel, or husk. In the beauty industry, skins can be referred to as epidermis or dermis. In sports, skins are often referred to as jerseys or uniforms. In gaming, skins can refer to digital outfits or modifications for characters or weapons. The synonym for skins can change based on the industry and a specific application.

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Usage examples for Skins

Larry Kildene had instructed him how to cure and dry the meat and to store it and also how to care for the skins, but because of the effect of that sight of the bloody sheep's pelt on Amalia, he never showed her a poor little dead creature, or the skin of one.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
You are thinking me so foolish, yes, to have about me the skins of poor little killed beasts?
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Hearing this news the children almost leaped out of their skins from joy.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Skins

  • My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.
    Casey Affleck
  • These people were well dressed in skins, had some guns, but armed generally with bows and arrows and such other instruments of war as are common among the Indians of the Missouri.
    William Henry Ashley
  • An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
    George Catlin
  • A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
    Meister Eckhart
  • There wouldn't be half as much fun in the world if it weren't for children and men, and there ain't a mite of difference between them under the skins.
    Ellen Glasgow

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