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peel•er

Pronunciation: (p?'lur), [key]
? n.
  1. a person or thing that peels.
  2. a kitchen implement, often having a swiveling, protected blade, for removing the peel or outer skin of a vegetable or fruit.
  3. a long-staple cotton raised originally in the regions along the Yazoo River and the Mississippi River delta.
  4. a yarn made from this cotton.
  5. a striptease dancer.
  6. a log, esp. of a Douglas fir, suitable for rotary cutting into veneers.

peel•er

Pronunciation: (p?'lur), [key]
? n. Brit. Archaic.
  1. a police officer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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