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peel

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Noun peel has 3 senses
  1. skin, rind, peel - the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
    --1 is a kind of plant tissue
    Derived form: verb peel1
  2. Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert Peel - British politician (1788-1850)
    --2 is a kind of politician, politico, pol, political leader
  3. peel, skin - the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    --3 is a kind of rind
    --3 is a part of edible fruit
    --3 has particulars:
     jacket; banana peel, banana skin; lemon peel, lemon rind; orange peel, orange rind
    Derived form: verb peel1
Verb peel has 3 senses
  1. skin, peel, pare - strip the skin off; "pare apples"
    --1 is one way to strip
    Derived forms: noun peel3, noun peel1, noun peeler3, noun peeler2
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs peel the vegetables
  2. peel off, peel, flake off, flake - come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
    --2 is one way to chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off
    Derived form: noun peeling1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
    --3 is one way to take off
    Derived form: noun peeler1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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