With whole skin


  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • With whole skin safe, unscathed
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hál, healthy; Ice. heill, Ger. heil. By-form hale (1).


In literature:

We managed to escape stray bullets and get out of the building with whole skins to our embassy.
"I Was a Teen-Age Secret Weapon" by Richard Sabia
If you'd spoken without flogging I might have had to bring you into Belfast with a whole skin.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
But if you've any notion of going home to your mothers with your skins whole you'll stay peaceable where you are.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
I am through them with a whole skin.
"Who Are Happiest? and Other Stories" by T. S. Arthur
To get through this detestable wilderness with a whole skin, one ought to have been cased in complete armour.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844" by Various
I seen Launski when he clumb on the Lamo stage, headin' this way, an' he sure was a heap relieved to get out with a whole skin.
"'Drag' Harlan" by Charles Alden Seltzer
If we go with whole skins and with money in our pockets, it will be an easy matter to get into good clothes and to get our hair cut.
"Far Past the Frontier" by James A. Braden
We got away with whole skins.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
I think I'd hardly get off with a whole skin 'tween the one and t'other.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
That Ivan would escape with a whole skin no one else for an instant imagined.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai

In news:

This organic condiment is full of "nice pieces of whole cranberries " that "pop" in the mouth, though one taster had trouble with the "tough skins".
On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, toast 3/4 cup whole skin-on almonds until fragrant and light gold, 8 to 10 minutes.
1/4 cup whole almonds with skins.
During a week in Germany this summer, I had to look hard to find my old favorites — whole-roasted piglet with crisp skin, schnitzel and sausages.