The Peel region is one of the nine regions of Western Australia. It is located on the west coast of Western Australia, about 75 km south of the state capital, Perth. It consists of the City of Mandurah, and the Shires of Boddington, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale and Waroona.

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  1. The skin or outer layer of a fruit, vegetable etc. (usually )
  2. The action of peeling away from a formation.
  3. A cosmetic preparation designed to remove dead skin or exfoliate.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. A stake.
  2. A fence made of stakes; a stockade.
  3. A small tower, fort, or castle; a keep.

Noun (etymology 3)

  1. A shovel or similar instrument, now especially a pole with a flat disc at the end used for removing loaves of bread from a baker's oven.
  2. A T-shaped implement used by printers and bookbinders for hanging wet sheets of paper on lines or poles to dry.
  3. The blade of an oar.

Noun (etymology 4)

  1. An equal or match; a draw.
  2. A takeout which removes a stone from play as well as the delivered stone.


  1. To remove the skin or outer covering of.
    I sat by my sister's bed, peeling oranges for her.
  2. To remove from the outer or top layer of.
    I peeled (the skin from) an orange and ate it hungrily.
    We peeled the old wallpaper off in strips where it was hanging loose.
  3. To become detached, come away, especially in flakes or strips; to shed skin in such a way.
    I had been out in the sun too long, and my nose was starting to peel.
  4. To remove one's clothing.
    The children peeled by the side of the lake and jumped in.
  5. To move, separate (off or away)
    The scrum-half peeled off and made for the touchlines.

Verb (etymology 2)

  1. To send through a hoop (of a ball other than one's own).

Verb (etymology 3)

  1. : to sound loudly.

Verb (etymology 4)

  1. To plunder; to pillage, rob.

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