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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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Boots Peel Off Face Mask with Tea Tree and Witch Hazel (10ml, 89p)
That's because when a new layer forms beneath the old one, frogs peel off the topmost layer and eat it for a protein-rich snack.
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Over the 40 minutes it took them to peel off and neatly stack their clothes, dress, walk to another point on stage, and repeat the process twice, the audience's attention moved from fascination to tedium and back to delight.
Pryde's reworking attempts to dislodge the piece from its pedestal, to peel off the encrusted, ossifying layers of critical approbation that have closed around it over the years, to put it back into contention.
In attendance: Mike Carroll, Anthony Van Engelen, Anthony Mosley, Salman Agah, Nick Diamond (We had to stay behind and peel off your Diamond stickers muthafucka
Product: Virgin Vie Vitamin C Radiance Revealing Peel-Off Mask Price: pounds 11 for 75ml Ease of use: The mask was supposed to dry after 10 minutes and peel off but I left it for about 15 mins and it still wouldn't set, so I had to wash it off instead.
Peel off bark round the base to a height of an inch or more and erect the tree in a special Christmas tree stand with a reservoir for water.
Whenever I hard boiled my freshly laid brown eggs I could not get the peel off without peeling part of the egg with it.
Peel off and discard the backing from the other piece.