Peel

  • 1 Peel — bezeichnet: Peel (Isle of Man), Stadt auf der Isle of Man Peel (Arkansas), Stadt in Arkansas, USA Peel (Western Australia), County im australischen Bundesstaat Western Australia Peel (Mönchengladbach), Ortsteil von Mönchengladbach de Peel,… …

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  • 2 Peel — can refer to:Places* Peel (Western Australia), a region south of Perth, Western Australia * Peel, Belgium * Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario in Canada, (Peel County, Ontario until 1973) * Peel (Montreal Metro), a metro station in Montreal,… …

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  • 3 PEEL — Dernière version 6.0 (03 janvier 2011) [ …

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  • 4 peel — peel1 [pēl] vt. [ME pilien, peolien < OE * pilian < L pilare, to make bald < pilus, hair: see PILE2] to cut away or strip off (the rind, skin, covering, surface, etc.) of (anything); pare vi. 1. to shed skin, bark, etc. 2. to come off in …

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  • 5 Peel — Peel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Peeling}.] [F. peler to pull out the hair, to strip, to peel, fr. L. pilare to deprive of hair, fr. pilus a hair; or perh. partly fr. F. peler to peel off the skin, perh. fr. L. pellis skin (cf …

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  • 6 PEEL (R.) — PEEL sir ROBERT (1788 1850) Fils de l’un des principaux manufacturiers anglais du coton, très tôt destiné à la carrière politique, Robert Peel, député dès 1809, a occupé de nombreux postes ministériels avant d’être appelé à diriger le cabinet de… …

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  • 7 peel — peel·ing; peel·ite; peel; un·peel; peel·er; …

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  • 8 Peel — /peel/, n. 1. Sir Robert, 1788 1850, British political leader: founder of the London constabulary; prime minister 1834 35; 1841 46. 2. a seaport on W Isle of Man: castle; resort. 3295. * * * ▪ Isle of Man, British Isles       town on the west… …

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  • 9 Peel|er — peel|er1 «PEE luhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that peels, strips, or pares. 2. a log of softwood, such as Douglas fir, from which veneer can be taken by cutting around the log. 3. U.S. Slang. a striptease dancer. peel|er2 or Peel|er «PEE luhr» …

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  • 11 Peel — Peel, n. The skin or rind; as, the peel of an orange. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Peel — Peel, v. t. [Confused with peel to strip, but fr. F. piller to pillage. See {Pill} to rob, {Pillage}.] To plunder; to pillage; to rob. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] But govern ill the nations under yoke, Peeling their provinces. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 peel — ► VERB 1) remove the outer covering or skin from (a fruit, vegetable, etc.). 2) (of a surface or object) lose parts of its outer layer or covering in small strips or pieces. ► NOUN ▪ the outer covering or rind of a fruit or vegetable. DERIVATIVES …

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  • 14 Peel — Peel, v. i. To lose the skin, bark, or rind; to come off, as the skin, bark, or rind does; often used with an adverb; as, the bark peels easily or readily. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Peel — Peel, n. [OE. pel. Cf. {Pile} a heap.] A small tower, fort, or castle; a keep. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Peel — Peel, n. [F. pelle, L. pala.] A spadelike implement, variously used, as for removing loaves of bread from a baker s oven; also, a T shaped implement used by printers and bookbinders for hanging wet sheets of paper on lines or poles to dry. Also,… …

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  • 17 Peel [2] — Peel (spr. Pihl), 1) William, früher Kattundrucker zu Blackburn in Lancashire, errichtete in dem bei Blackburn gelegenen Dorfe Brookside eine Baumwollenspinnerei (vielleicht die älteste in England). 2) Robert, dritter Sohn des Vor., geb. 25.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 Peel [4] — Peel (spr. pīl), 1) Sir Robert, brit. Staatsmann, ältester Sohn des Großindustriellen Baronet Sir Robert P., geb. 5. Febr. 1788 zu Chamber Hall bei Bury in Lancashire, gest. 2. Juli 1850, ausgebildet in Harrow und Oxford, trat 1809 ins Parlament… …

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  • 19 peel — (v.) to strip off, developed from O.E. pilian to peel, and O.Fr. pillier, both from L. pilare to strip of hair, from pilus hair. Probably also influenced by L. pellis skin, hide. The noun is 1580s, from earlier pill, pile (late 14c.), from the… …

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  • 20 peel# — peel vb *skin, decorticate, pare, flay peel n *skin, bark, rind, hide, pelt …

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