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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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In addition, a lockbox was found with an empty prescription bottle that had the label peeled off, the police report states.
The secret to TDI's success is the special adhesive backing that can not only withstand the full wash cycle but can also be simply peeled off at the end of the line and added to the HACCP manual, providing a permanent traceable record of the dishwasher's performance.
Metal tools made the marks during a process in which skin was peeled off the back and top of the head, she holds.
They can be layered and then peeled off, flexible for varying weather conditions.
Once the applied TIMEtoken expires, it can be peeled off and the VOIDbadge reissued as needed with a new TIMEtoken.
And once the testing is completed, the thin adhesive-backed plastic that masks the car is peeled off and the T-Bird is ready to roll.
So many closet doors have opened and so many different kinds of people have stepped out--and we are seeing so many of them represented in the media--that straight people don't automatically assume that every gay person in America is a florist who must be peeled off the ceiling at night.
Does the brown part of the seed need to be peeled off or does a squirrel have to eat them?
The essence of the duet seemed to be contained in a ritual during which they peeled off their clothing, then donned each other's.
It is easy to apply in the field by anyone, anywhere and provides permanent protection, yet is easily removable by being peeled off by hand.
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Designs can be peeled off and repositioned again and again.