- the thick pitted rind of an orange
- anything resembling this in surface texture, such as skin or porcelain
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Examples from the Web for orange peel
She cares as much for him as for a piece of orange-peel—not more.The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
At eight o'clock in the morning, I sent the joker with the orange-peel to meet you.The Confessions of Arsne Lupin
Lemon-peel dried and pounded, or orange-peel, mixed with flour.
In the same way you may get the essence of Seville orange-peel.
Boil the bark alone for ten minutes, then add the orange-peel.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million
Sarah Josepha Hale