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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
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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.
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"It has always been the perception and probably the reality that you can get better quality product with a lye peeled tomato than you could with a steam-peeled tomato," Butler says.
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, finely chopped and blanched
12 baby carrots, peeled, blanched and halved lengthwise
1/2 Maui onion, peeled, finely chopped and sauteed until golden brown
3 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cut into 9 1-inch balls
1 small red bell pepper, roasted, peeled, seeded, and diced
1 butternut squash, peeled and sliced into 6 1 1/2-inch rings
1 pound whole langoustines, peeled, shells and meat reserved separately
1 3/4 pounds tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and diced, reserving all juices
1-inch piece ginger, peeled and minced 3 threads saffron
2 red peppers, roasted, peeled, and cut into strips
3 carrots, peeled and grated Salt, white pepper and sugar to taste