to remove a surface layer from d) To remove (skin or other outer covering) from an object: pull or strip off
1 Peel, pare agree in meaning to remove the skin or rind from something. Peel means to pull or strip off the natural external covering or protection of something: .
Skinning definition, the external covering or integument of an animal body, especially to remove or strip off (any covering, outer coating, surface layer, etc.) .
SHELL, v. t. To strip or break off To cast, the shell or exterior covering. Taking off the shell; casting the external hard covering; separating from the husk and.