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skin

1. n. a dollar bill. This ticket cost me a couple of skins—and it’s not worth it. You got a skin for the tollbooth?
2. and skinhead n. someone with a shaved or bald head. (Some such persons may also engage in political violence.) Who’s the skinhead with the earrings?
3. tv. to cheat or overcharge someone. The guy who sold me this car really skinned me.

skinhead

verb
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The skinhead subculture that was transmitted to Germany was not the original, but the revival.
His tongue was obviously in his cheek when he made those remarks, especially in a week in which a group of skinheads in St Petersburg had stabbed to death an Indo-Chinese male student from Russia's Far East, and two African men were in critical condition following similar attacks in two unrelated incidents within a 24-hour period.
Conversely, hate-motivated skinhead groups dedicate the majority of their time to hate crimes.
Page had a tattoo on his right arm below his shoulder with the number '838', which Mayo said is a coded symbol indicating membership in the Hammerskins, a skinhead group that has been accused of multiple violent crimes, including murders, since the 1980s.
This foray into the world of young skinheads will not appeal to some and the lack of household names may have an impact.
Pic accurately shows that there were many Afro-Caribbean skinheads back then whose influence made affection for vintage ska (a kind of reggae music) one of the defining factors of skinhead culture.
Police are hunting two skinheads who have been terrorising youngsters in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, over the Bank Holiday weekend.
The 32-year-old director will base the film on his own experiences as a young skinhead.
DIRECTOR Shane Meadows is to make a film about the rise of the skinhead movement in Thatcher's Britain.
First prominent in the "Counterculture" of the 1960s and 70s, the phenomenon has become increasingly salient with the rise of right- wing-extremist rock music and racist skinhead violence in Europe since the fall of Communism.
Skinhead subculture had its roots in 1950s mods, however, by the late 1960s they were inspired by Jamaican rude boy styles and culture - especially ska, rocksteady and early reggae music.
It was the era of the Doctor Marten-wearing, reggaeloving skinhead.
The White Nationalist Skinhead Movement: UK & USA, 1979-1993
On the opposite side of the country, nearly 30 years before Roof entered that church in Charleston, another brutal murder took place that revealed, as the trenchant writer Elinor Langer described it, "a new strain of American racism"the violent, neo-Nazi skinhead movement.