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skinless

[skin-lis] /ˈskɪn lɪs/
adjective
1.
deprived of skin:
a skinless carcass.
2.
(of frankfurters or sausages) having no casing.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English skinles. See skin, -less
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Examples from the web for skinless
  • Split down the middle, a skinless human cadaver offers an eye on the body's inner workings.
  • On top of the ramekin she sets a skinless half chicken or a hunk of lean pork shoulder.
  • Buy skinless chicken parts, or take off the skin before cooking.
Word Origin and History for skinless
adj.

mid-14c., from skin (n.) + -less. Related: Skinlessly; skinlessness.

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