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Verb: peel  peel
  1. Remove the skin from
    "peel apples";
    - skin, pare
  2. Come off in flakes or thin small pieces
    "The paint in my house is peeling off";
    - peel off, flake off, flake
  3. Get undressed
    - undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, unrobe
Noun: peel  peel
  1. The rind of a fruit or vegetable
    - skin
  2. A pole with a flat disc at the end used for removing loaves of bread from a baker's oven
  3. A cosmetic preparation designed to remove dead skin or exfoliate
Noun: Peel
  1. British politician (1788-1850)
    - Robert Peel, Sir Robert Peel

Sounds like: peaking, peeking, piquing

Derived forms: peels, peeling, peeled

Type of: break away, break off, chip, chip off, come off, pol [N. Amer, informal], political leader, politician, politico [informal], pollie [Austral, informal], polly [Austral, informal], rind, strip, take off

Part of: edible fruit

Encyclopedia: Peel, New South Wales