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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.”
Noun
Thin strips that have been pared off from something
Noun
A large building, typically of the medieval period, fortified against attack with thick walls, battlements, towers, and in many cases a moat
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A thin sheet of tissue or layer of cells acting as a boundary, lining, or partition in an organism
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A tool resembling a spade with a broad blade and typically upturned sides, used for moving coal, earth, snow, or other material
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A small, flat, very thin piece of something, typically one which has broken away or been peeled off from a larger piece
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The outside part or uppermost layer of something
Verb
To remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
“So I watched spotty boys peel potatoes and old guys scoop haddock so tenderly from the deep fryer.”
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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.”
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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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To undress
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Deskin or destool
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Cut away at; reduce
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To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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Remove
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