peelings


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skræller
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kabuklar

peelings

[ˈpiːlɪŋz] npl [potatoes, apples] → pelures fpl, épluchures fpl

peelings

[ˈpiːlɪŋz] nplbucce fpl

peel

(piːl) verb
1. to take off the skin or outer covering of (a fruit or vegetable). She peeled the potatoes.
2. to take off or come off in small pieces. The paint is beginning to peel (off).
noun
the skin of certain fruits, especially oranges, lemons etc.
ˈpeeler noun
a tool etc that peels (something). a potato-peeler.
ˈpeelings noun plural
the strips or pieces of skin peeled off an apple, potato etc. potato peelings.
References in classic literature ?
To this place there came every day many hundreds of wagonloads of garbage and trash from the lake front, where the rich people lived; and in the heaps the children raked for food--there were hunks of bread and potato peelings and apple cores and meat bones, all of it half frozen and quite unspoiled.
He found some potato peelings in a bucket in the back kitchen.
The heavers forward now resume their song, and while the one tackle is peeling and hoisting a second strip from the whale, the other is slowly slackened away, and down goes the first strip through the main hatchway right beneath, into an unfurnished parlor called the blubber-room.
Besides my work in the cabin, with its four small state- rooms, I was supposed to be his assistant in the galley, and my colossal ignorance concerning such things as peeling potatoes or washing greasy pots was a source of unending and sarcastic wonder to him.
I should never have thought that peeling potatoes was such an undertaking.
He made heroic endeavors to keep on his legs, denounce his sister and consume a bit of orange peeling which he chewed between the times of his infantile orations.
"Too much Ego," said be, peeling the fruit and offering it to the caged devil, who was rending the silk to tatters.
The peeling of the former, and the selection of the latter, had been an operation of personal care.
"Oh, sir, there are things enough peeling off already!" rejoined Mrs.
One winter's day the wife stood under the tree to peel some apples, and as she was peeling them, she cut her finger, and the blood fell on the snow.
Where the paint has yielded to age and exposure and is peeling off in flakes and patches, the effect is not happy.
Shelby was thoughtfully peeling an orange, Haley broke out afresh, with becoming diffidence, but as if actually driven by the force of truth to say a few words more.