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addaword.gifdefinition of barefoot skin

noun
a type of material used on the soles of the feet during the activity of barefoot running
... at around £70 a pair, barefoot skins are certainly not cheap, which may explain why a secondary wave of runners is keen to extol the "virginal" barefoot experience, using nothing but the skin on their feet as protection.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/01/2010 13:06:00
Definition of barefoot skin from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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