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peeler

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noun peel·er \ˈpē-lər\

Definition of peeler

  1. 1 :  one that peels

  2. 2 :  a crab that is about to shed its shell

  3. 3 :  a log of wood (such as Douglas fir) suitable for cutting into veneer —called also peeler log

1597

First Known Use of peeler

1597


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peeler

noun peel·er

Definition of peeler

British

  1. :  police officer

Origin and Etymology of peeler

Sir Robert Peel


First Known Use: 1816

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