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Contemporary Examples of skinner
Unsurprisingly, Skinner was convicted despite the weapon not being found and conflicting testimony identifying him as the shooter.Warning: These Rap Lyrics Could Put You in Jail
March 6, 2014
He was soon apprehended and taken into custody—despite initially giving his name as Skinner.The Mafioso Next Door
August 9, 2013
“I think it is a legitimate question,” Skinner tells The Daily Beast.Secret Service Targeted by Independent Watchdog
April 30, 2012
Like Baker and Skinner, Daley served in the Cabinet (as Commerce secretary under Bill Clinton).Bill Daley's Real Agenda: Obama's Reelection
January 7, 2011
But nonetheless, FIFA has recently cut its funding for anti-trafficking programs, Skinner said.Sex Trafficking at the World Cup
May 30, 2010
Historical Examples of skinner
One of the Skinner girls recited a piece that sooted me fust rate.Uncles Josh's Punkin Centre Stories
And he was tryin' to get Helen all the time for himself, the skinner!The Portygee
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
I'll tell you what, Bates, there'll be a city war over Skinner.
Once in Daddy Skinner, in the jail—she had given way before it.
The troubles of Daddy Skinner had taken up every moment of her time.
late 14c., "a dealer in skins," from skin (n.); as "one who skins," 1690s, agent noun from skin (v.). The surname is attested from mid-13c. Also in U.S. use "one who strips, robs, or plunders;" the name given to a band of marauders who committed depredations on Loyalists in New York during the Revolution. Cf. Old Norse skinnari "a dealer in skins; a skinner, tanner."