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Usage examples for pare

  1. Austin was peeling an apple, intent on seeing how long a strip he could pare off without breaking it. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  2. The Italians pare their oranges as we do apples; but I like best to open them first, and see the yellow meat in the white casket. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  3. Pare down the cold beef into thin shreds, season with pepper and salt, and mix it with the batter. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. Adam is concerned to put the very best face on the matter, and he does not say, " the woman whom thou gavest to train up the vines, to pare the apples, to stone the raisins, to gather the currants, to press the grapes, to preserve the peaches," or for any other purposes of an Eden household. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  5. Another way is, to pare and quarter four large apples, boil them tender, with the rind of a lemon, in so little water that it may be exhausted in the boiling. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  6. When they are to be dressed, wash them, but do not pare or cut them, unless they are very large. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  7. No, I can't tell stories and pare apples, too. – Queer Stories for Boys and Girls by Edward Eggleston
  8. Pineapple Salad: Pare and core a very ripe, sweet pineapple, cut in slices crosswise, lay the slices in a bowl, with a sprinkle of sugar, half a cup rum or sherry, all the juice shed in cutting up, and a grate of nutmeg. – Dishes & Beverages of the Old South by Martha McCulloch Williams
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