Skinner (profession)

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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.

"Mule skinner" (or "muleskinner") is slang for muleteer, a driver or wrangler of mules.[1]

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  1. ^ Emmett M. Essin (12 March 2000). Shavetails and Bell Sharps: The History of the U.S. Army Mule. U of Nebraska Press. ISBN 0-8032-6740-1. Retrieved 27 June 2018.