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Peeler   /pˈilər/   Listen
Peeler

noun
1.
A performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music.  Synonyms: ecdysiast, exotic dancer, stripper, striptease, striptease artist, stripteaser.
2.
A worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables.
3.
A device for peeling vegetables or fruits.






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"Peeler" Quotes from Famous Books



... Peeler (Sir), any crop which greatly impoverishes the ground. To peel is to impoverish soil, as "oats, rye, barley, and grey wheat," but not ...
— Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama - A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, Vol. 3 • E. Cobham Brewer

... one of those cars whose compartments are boxed up halfway. The sergeant spilled a box of wafers and felt that he did not wish to pick them up; another policeman in an overcoat set himself to gather them up. I heard the young farmer say to him, "You're a peeler," and in a moment every man in the car was on his feet. We had not yet left the station, and many women rushed out of the car. The official came and locked the doors, and we steamed out of the station with all the men on their feet in a crowd, gesticulating and shouting ...
— The Letters of "Norah" on her Tour Through Ireland • Margaret Dixon McDougall



Words linked to "Peeler" :   performing artist, lee, performer, peel, device, Gypsy Rose Lee, worker, Rose Louise Hovick, striptease artist



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