(1788-1850) British Conservative politician. As home secretary 1822–27 and 1828–30, he founded the modern police force and in 1829 introduced Roman Catholic emancipation. He was prime minister 1834–35 and 1841–46, when his repeal of the Corn Laws caused him and his followers to break with the party.
River 425 miles (684 kilometers) nw Canada rising in W Yukon Territory and flowing E and N into the Mackenzie.
1. The rind of a fruit.
2. A thin layer of organic material that is embedded in a film of collodion and stripped from the surface of an object (as a plant fossil) for microscopic study.
3. Chemical peel.
4. A usually long-handled spade-shaped instrument that is used chiefly by bakers for getting something (as bread or pies) into or out of the oven.
5. Medieval small massive fortified tower along the Scottish-English border — called also peel tower.
ETYM Confused with peel to strip, but from French piller to pillage. Related to Pill to rob, Pillage.
1. To remove the top layer of something, such as the rind of a fruit.
2. To strip off an outer layer of.
3. To remove by stripping.
4. To take off one's clothes.
5. To break away from a group or formation — often used with off.