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peel

 [pēl]
1. the outer covering of something.
2. to remove such an outer covering.
chemical peel chemabrasion.

peel

(pēl),
To remove the outer layer of something by a stripping or flaying action.
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Burns, of the study, states, "Most lacerations can be ,glued, in about half the time it would take to stitch them, and the glue peels off on its own in five to eight days.
Later Jenifer Weaver, whose long, gorgeous legs are sheer eloquence, basks on him like an odalisque and peels off with a back walkover.