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“Dimitrov skins Moran - deliberately flying to collide there - and it’s got to be another penalty - yes, there’s the whistle!”
-- Ludo Bagman, during the final of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup (GF8)



The English word "skinning" usually refers to removing the hide or skin of a dead creature. In Muggle football (US 'soccer'), "skinning" refers to one player taking the football away from an opposing side's player - or beating them to the ball - using superior speed and ball control skills.

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Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore: History of the Quidditch World Cup

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