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Skinners

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A predatory band in the American Revolutionary War which roamed over the neutral ground robbing and fleecing those who refused to take the oath of fidelity. (See Ecorcheurs.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Skied
Skillygolee
Skimble-Skamble
Skimmington
Skin
Skin a Flint
Skin of his Teeth
Skinfaxi
Skinflint
Skinners
Skirt
Skogan (Henry)
Skopts, Skopti, or White Doves
Skull
Skurry (A)
Sky
Sky
Sky-blue
Sky-rakers
Skye (Isle of)