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Usage examples for skinned

  1. But such leather- skinned men as these were more tender to their horses than to themselves. – Bull Hunter by Max Brand
  2. Then Hawksworth turned to see a dark- skinned man bearing a large silver basin down the veranda. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  3. So a captain of Mousquetaires might have done; but the face was dark- skinned, the cheek- bones were high, the black eyes large, fierce, and restless. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  4. The man who had leaned over the foot of the bed lay on the ground just as he had fallen, shot dead through the heart, and a child, dark- skinned and thin, who had rushed in at the sound of the report, was sobbing passionately with her arms wound around him. – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. The travellers soon made their appearance; a strange- looking set of red- skinned, black- eyed Indians, wrapped in dirty, many- colored blankets. – The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick
  6. Why we shall be skinned alive if we have to pay all this money back to Government. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  7. It is you who are thin- skinned. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  8. She says all Meadville is witness to the way she's skinned 'em down to the bone. – Susan Clegg and a Man in the House by Anne Warner
  9. He first sent for " 'Possum Jim," an aged and very serious colored man, who worshipped " Mistah Fiel'" because of the sympathy Eugene never withheld from the dark- skinned children of the race. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  10. " There is no harm in having it," he observed; " and it may just come in convanient if we get the chance of giving our rid- skinned frinds the slip." – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  11. She was exceedingly pretty in her way, red haired, white skinned; and her eyes seemed to be a very lovely Sevres blue. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  12. Remember that time I got skinned out of ten thousand bucks on the land deal? – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  13. Who skinned the cripple? – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  14. At noon with Creed to my Lord Crew's, and there dined; and here was a very fine- skinned lady dined, the daughter of my Lord Roberts, and also a fine lady, Mr. John Parkhurst his wife, that was but a boy the other day. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  15. I've skinned too many not to know. – Sonny, A Christmas Guest by Ruth McEnery Stuart
  16. And the streets are filled with dark- skinned, slow- walking poor. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  17. The Honourable R. Drummond, C. S., killed a tiger 11 feet 9 inches, measured before being skinned. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  18. It was noticed that he cast frequent and admiring glances at a handsome red- skinned maiden who accompanied old Spotted Tail's daughter. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  19. The tail was always skinned and left on the hide. – The Extermination of the American Bison by William T. Hornaday
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