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a long-handled shovel used by bakers for moving bread, in an oven


1. John, real name John Robert Parker Ravenscroft. 1939--2005, British broadcaster; noted for his Radio 1 music programme and Radio 4's Home Truths
2. Sir Robert. 1788--1850, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1834--35; 1841--46). As Home Secretary (1828--30) he founded the Metropolitan Police and in his second ministry carried through a series of free-trade budgets culminating in the repeal of the Corn Laws (1846), which split the Tory party

What does it mean when you dream about a peel?

To see peeling skin, or to peel away the outer covering of something may indicate the shedding of old ways or conditions. Alternatively, peeling away outer coverings may indicate the discarding of unneeded exterior pretenses.

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In northern England and Scotland in the Middle Ages, a small, emergency defense structure, generally a low, fortified tower, usable as a dwelling place.


Used to implement version of Emacs on PRIME computers.
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So, armed with nothing more than a tub of Peel Away and a spatula, I set about restoring the ceiling rose.
4 Cover the paste with the special Peel Away paper provided, again making sure there are no air pockets and ensuring the printed side of the paper is facing out.
But he was turned away at the airport because the laminate cover on his passport had started to peel away at the corner.
Their Self Neutralising Daily Peel comes in the form of tiny pads which allow you to sweep over your face to peel away dry and flaky skin.
Peel away the pub and this is far better cinematically than TNT's ``Monday Night Mayhem,'' yet not quite up to ABC's redo of ``Brian's Song'' in the not-made-for-the-big-screen, based-on-a-sports-thing genre.
Sometimes these things kind of peel away like a banana peel so you don't have a clear snap point.
It's sad to me that the process has been difficult, but it's not difficult when I peel away the layers,'' Finders said of the detailed findings by various engineers and geologists that support the site.
Like fine shaping knives, violence and paranoia peel away layers of good and bad in the men (and in the deceptively sweet, pregnant young wife played by Bridget Fonda).
It took a little less than one half Tuesday night for the USC men's basketball team to peel away the rust from its week-long hiatus, catching fire in plenty of time for a 64-48 nonconference romp over frigid-shooting Arkansas State before 3,533 fans at the Sports Arena.
Peel away brown skin and fibrous exterior layer of jicama (a small knife works best for this); then cut in 1/2.
Fighting a tide of anti-illegal immigrant fervor, Vea uses his experiences of immigrant worker life to peel away stereotypes.
With utensils, peel away the skin on just that slice and eat it with a fork.