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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.

peel, pele

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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After the TlMEtoken expires, it can be peeled off and replaced with a new one.
An onlooker said: "Geri peeled off her bikini top as she got to the beach.
The current one sports a white cowboy suit that is quickly discarded to reveal bare breasts and fuzzy genitalia, which are also then peeled off and casually tossed aside while she bumps and grinds to the audience au naturel.
Adhesive stickers were used previously, but they could be peeled off.
Twenty volunteers executed three common shuffling techniques: riffling, overhand (where piles of cards are peeled off the top of a deck and stacked in inverted order), and alternate (adding piles of cards peeled from the top of the deck alternately to the top and bottom of a new stack).
80), last turning for home, peeled off the last eighth of a mile in about 11 seconds under jockey Garrett Gomez to beat 17-1 shot Dancingonice in the $250,000 Las Palmas Handicap for fillies and mares.
Scientific investigations began in earnest in the early 1970s, when Church officials allowed scientists to stick tape on the shroud and analyze the few particles pulled away as the tape was peeled off.
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Agoura High basketball forward Adam Allegro slowly peeled off his black headband, rolled it into a ball and threw it to the ground as he sat along the Chargers' sideline Wednesday night.