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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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Many had tears of joy at being able to catch a glimpse of Pele.
Meanwhile, Keith Maiden's From A Jack to A King shows an 18-yearold Pele as a humble character but with a hint of what is to come.
Pele is considered the historical scorer for Brazil national football team with a record of 77 goals in 92 games, and on the local level, he led his team at Santos to the Copa Libertadores title in 1962 and 1963.
Pele, whose given name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, was released from the same hospital in early December following a two-week stay with kidney problems.
LEGEND: Pele acknowledges | |the fans at Anfield last Sunday
Les communiques medicaux parlaient pourtant bien d'une "unite de soins intensifs" et les medias s'interrogeaient sur l'etat de sante reel de Pele.
However, for a young Lurgan lad who had just entered his teens a couple of weeks before the start of that year's World Cup, Pele and the rest of his Brazilian team brought the game to life in vivid colour for the first time.
Suddenly it didn't matter that Villa's generator was managing to power only three of the floodlight pylons, Pele was mak-making up for the other.
Pele does not believe the suspension will be too much of a setback in Suarez's career, however.
However, Pele is hoping that the hosts end up facing Uruguay in the final so that they can make amends for their 1950 humiliation, when they were big favourites to win the tournament 64 years ago but suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to their South American neighbours at the Maracana.