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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; A thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something.

Usage examples (36)
  • She could peel an apple with a single long paring
  • Noun : apple parings
  • The truth is that for Unionists the idea of paring the claws of the Irish Party offers a tempting prospect.
  • Take about fifty Pippins; quarter and core them, without paring them: for the paring is the Cordialest part of them. for more
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