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Noun
The outer covering or rind of a fruit or vegetable
“Shortly before you are ready to serve, cut away the pith and peel of the remaining four oranges.”
Verb
To remove the natural covering of
“So I watched spotty boys peel potatoes and old guys scoop haddock so tenderly from the deep fryer.”
Verb
Remove a thin outer covering or part
“When they are cool enough to handle, peel the skin away from the flesh and shred the flesh into rough strips.”
Verb
To become detached, come away, especially in flakes or strips
“Watered-down paint soaks into the porous concrete so it won't flake or peel like surface paint does.”
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