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flays

verb
present tense third-person singular of flay

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2 to remove the natural covering of
  • flayed their kill right there in the forest, taking both the meat and the skin home

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“Flays.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flays. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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