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skin•ner



Pronunciation: (skin'ur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/skinner.html on line 129 [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that skins.
2. a person who prepares or deals in skins or hides.
3. a person who drives draft animals, as mules or oxen.
4. the operator of a piece of heavy equipment used in clearing land or in construction work, as a tractor or bulldozer.
5. any of a band of irregular cavalry operating in the neutral ground of Westchester County, New York, during the American Revolution and claiming loyalty to both the British and American troops but preying on all persons indiscriminately. Cf. cowboy (def. 5).

Skin•ner



Pronunciation: (skin'ur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/skinner.html on line 164 [key]
n.
1. B(ur•rhus) F(rederic) Pronunciation: (bûr'us), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/skinner.html on line 183 [key] 1904–90, U.S. psychologist and writer.
2. Cornelia Otis, 1901–79, U.S. actress and author.
3. her father,Otis, 1858–1942, U.S. actor.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/skinner.html on line 239 skinner (Thesaurus)

 

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