mule skinner
noun Date: 1870 muleteer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mule skinner — mule′ skin ner n. inf muleteer • Etymology: 1865–70, amer …   From formal English to slang

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  • Skinner (profession) — A Skinner is a person who skins animals such as cattle, sheep, and pigs, part or whole. Historically, skinners engaged in the hide and fur trades. A mule skinner , slang for muleteer, is a driver of mules. See also Worshipful Company of Skinners… …   Wikipedia

  • skinner — [skin′ər] n. 1. a person who strips skins or processes them for market ☆ 2. Informal a (mule) driver …   English World dictionary

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