tanning someone's hide

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csicska

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hungarian
Hello. I understand that when you threaten to tan someone's hide, you are threatening to beat them severely. Could you please tell me if "hide" in this phrase means "the animal skin" and "to tan" means "to convert the hide into leather by soaking/pounding it"? Thank you
 
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