Notes: SEGMENTING CITRUS Using a paring knife, cut off the top and bottom of the fruit to expose the flesh.
I was left alone to refine and distil my art for decades, paring things down to their essence.
The 15-part show was due to begin on March 3, with Peaches paring up with her Golden Retriever, Parper.
It has the shape of a chef's knife, and the fine motor control of a paring knife.
How did the novel evolve away from your original idea of it, and can you say something the editorial process, the paring away.
Do you think I have nothing better to do than paring down your ribs?
I will not surrender a Wampanoag, nor the paring of a Wampanoag's nail.
I never repeat what I hear; it is the only way of paring the nails and shaving the head of Rumour.
He was paring his mourning fringed nails with great indifference.
Cutting or paring the nails of the hands or feet, on a Friday or Sunday, is very unlucky.
"to trim by cutting close," c.1300, from Old French parer "arrange, prepare; trim, adorn," and directly from Latin parare "make ready, furnish, provide, arrange, order," related to parere "produce, bring forth, give birth to," from PIE root *pere- "produce, procure, bring forward, bring forth," and derived words in diverse senses (cf. Lithuanian pariu "to brood," Greek poris "calf, bull," Old High German farro, German Farre "bullock," Old English fearr "bull," Sanskrit prthukah "child, calf, young of an animal," Czech spratek "brat, urchin, premature calf"). Generalized meaning "to reduce something little by little" is from 1520s. Related: Pared; paring.
Paré Pa·ré (pä-rā'), Ambroise. 1517?-1590.
French surgeon who made numerous improvements to operating methods, including the ligature of arteries rather than cauterization.