parings


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parings

plural noun peelings, skins, slices, clippings, peel, fragments, shavings, shreds, flakes, rind, snippets, slivers You can boil up the vegetable parings to make stock.
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parings

[ˈpɛərɪŋz] NPL [of fruit, vegetables] → peladuras fpl; [of nails] → trozos mpl

parings

pl (of nails)abgeschnittene Fingernägel pl; (of apple)Schalen pl
References in classic literature ?
Downright English am I, Sir Knight, and downright English was my patron St Dunstan, and scorned oc and oui, as he would have scorned the parings of the devil's hoof downright English alone shall be sung in this cell.
They used to come round my door at dusk to nibble the potato parings which I had thrown out, and were so nearly the color of the ground that they could hardly be distinguished when still.
Still, when he had looked back from the gate, he had seen his mother kneeling among the po- tato parings.