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- adj. With the outermost layer removed.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of peel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Naked; -- used informally.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Stripped of the skin or outer rind; as, peeled potatoes or onions.
- Barked; abraded: as, “every shoulder was peeled,”
- Bald; shaven; bare.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used informally) completely unclothed
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A vehicle search was conducted after Officer David Curley said he saw a prescription bottle with the label peeled off, containing three pills, inside the truck.
I imagined all of the typical scenarios; several sets of young hands passing around a homemade pipe or a gold bottle of prescription pills, the label peeled off and discarded.
Where the skin peeled back, black carbon fibre mesh showed through from beneath flesh veneer.
He was pulled behind a galloping horse with a noose around his neck until the skin peeled off, “like a rabbit ready for the skillet.”
The idea for the debonding layer, says an ITRI spokeswoman, came from watching cooks prepare paper-thin Taiwanese pancakes, which can be easily peeled from a pan at high temperatures.
And I also only eat apples with the skin peeled off!
The loot includes a manufacturer's label peeled from the aquarium in which Jeff Koons floated his famous basketballs in 1985.
Why are they hanging peeled from the laundry rack?
Pausing for a moment, he examined a fragment of skin peeled loose by a grimy fingernail.
And there were two empty pill bottles with the labels peeled off that they found in the trash.
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