Peel can refer to:


* Peel (Western Australia), a region south of Perth, Western Australia
* Peel, Belgium
* Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario in Canada, (Peel County, Ontario until 1973)
* Peel (Montreal Metro), a metro station in Montreal, Canada
* Peel, Isle of Man
* Peel, Netherlands
* Peel, New South Wales, Australia
* Peel Sound, Nunavut, Canada


* Andrée Peel Member of French Resistance. Autobiography 'Miracles do Happen!' -Loebertas (Nov 1999)- (Translated by Evelyn Scott Brown -cf. 'Miracles Existent')
* David Peel, a New York based musician best known for the Lower East Side Band
* Emma Peel, Sixties icon from the television series The Avengers
* Dwayne Peel, rugby union player
* John Peel (disambiguation)
* Robert Peel (disambiguation)
* Thomas Peel
* Any of the Earls Peel


* Peel (fruit), the protective outer layer of fruits
* Skin, in general
* Peel tower, a fortified keep
* Peel (tool), a long handled tool used in baking
* Peel Manxcar, a microcar
* Peel P50, a type of microcar
* Peel Trident, another type of microcar
* Peel Viking Sport, a BMC Mini based car
* Peel Engineering Company, a manufacturing company
* Peel (software), a Mac application for listening to songs from MP3 blogs
* Peel (band), a Peek-A-Boo Records band from Austin, Texas
* Peel Group, also known as Peel Holdings, property company in the UK
* Electoral district of Peel, a former electorate of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly

ee also

* Peele (disambiguation)
* Peale

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  • Peel — bezeichnet: Peel (Isle of Man), Stadt auf der Isle of Man Peel (Arkansas), Stadt in Arkansas, USA Peel (Western Australia), County im australischen Bundesstaat Western Australia Peel (Mönchengladbach), Ortsteil von Mönchengladbach de Peel,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PEEL — Dernière version 6.0 (03 janvier 2011) [ …   Wikipédia en Français

  • peel — peel1 [pēl] vt. [ME pilien, peolien < OE * pilian < L pilare, to make bald < pilus, hair: see PILE2] to cut away or strip off (the rind, skin, covering, surface, etc.) of (anything); pare vi. 1. to shed skin, bark, etc. 2. to come off in …   English World dictionary

  • Peel — Peel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Peeling}.] [F. peler to pull out the hair, to strip, to peel, fr. L. pilare to deprive of hair, fr. pilus a hair; or perh. partly fr. F. peler to peel off the skin, perh. fr. L. pellis skin (cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PEEL (R.) — PEEL sir ROBERT (1788 1850) Fils de l’un des principaux manufacturiers anglais du coton, très tôt destiné à la carrière politique, Robert Peel, député dès 1809, a occupé de nombreux postes ministériels avant d’être appelé à diriger le cabinet de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • peel — peel·ing; peel·ite; peel; un·peel; peel·er; …   English syllables

  • Peel — /peel/, n. 1. Sir Robert, 1788 1850, British political leader: founder of the London constabulary; prime minister 1834 35; 1841 46. 2. a seaport on W Isle of Man: castle; resort. 3295. * * * ▪ Isle of Man, British Isles       town on the west… …   Universalium

  • Peel|er — peel|er1 «PEE luhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that peels, strips, or pares. 2. a log of softwood, such as Douglas fir, from which veneer can be taken by cutting around the log. 3. U.S. Slang. a striptease dancer. peel|er2 or Peel|er «PEE luhr» …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peel — Peel, n. The skin or rind; as, the peel of an orange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peel — Peel, v. t. [Confused with peel to strip, but fr. F. piller to pillage. See {Pill} to rob, {Pillage}.] To plunder; to pillage; to rob. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] But govern ill the nations under yoke, Peeling their provinces. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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