Sir robert



noun
1.
Sir Robert (Murray) 1909–86, Australian dancer, choreographer, and actor.
noun
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.
3.
a river in N Yukon Territory and NW Northwest Territories, Canada, flowing E and N to the Mackenzie River. 425 miles (684 km) long.
noun
1.
Bill (“Bojangles”) 1878–1949, U.S. tap dancer.
2.
Boardman
[bawrd-muh n,, bohrd-] /ˈbɔrd mən,, ˈboʊrd-/ (Show IPA), 1876–1952, U.S. painter and illustrator, born in Nova Scotia.
3.
Brooks Calbert, born 1937, U.S. baseball player.
4.
Edward G (Emanuel Goldenberg) 1893–1973, U.S. actor, born in Romania.
5.
Edwin Arlington, 1869–1935, U.S. poet.
6.
Frank, born 1935, U.S. baseball player: first black manager in Major Leagues, 1975.
7.
Frederick John, Viscount Goderich
[gohd-rich] /ˈgoʊd rɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1st Earl of Ripon, 1782–1859, British statesman: prime minister 1827–28.
8.
Jack Roosevelt (“Jackie”) 1919–72, U.S. baseball player.
9.
James Harvey, 1863–1936, U.S. historian.
10.
Mary, born 1944, Irish lawyer and politician: first woman president 1990–97.
11.
Ray (Walker Smith”Sugar Ray”) 1921–1989, U.S. boxer.
12.
Sir Robert, 1886–1975, English chemist: Nobel prize 1947.
13.
a male given name.
noun
1.
Horace, 4th Earl of Orford
[awr-ferd] /ˈɔr fərd/ (Show IPA), (Horatio Walpole) 1717–97, English novelist and essayist (son of Sir Robert Walpole).
2.
Sir Hugh Seymour, 1884–1941, English novelist, born in New Zealand.
3.
Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford
[awr-ferd] /ˈɔr fərd/ (Show IPA), 1676–1745, British statesman: prime minister 1715–17; 1721–42.
4.
a city in E Massachusetts.
noun
1.
Horace, 4th Earl of Orford. 1717–97, British writer, noted for his letters and for his delight in the Gothic, as seen in his house Strawberry Hill and his novel The Castle of Otranto (1764)
2.
Sir Hugh (Seymour). 1884–1941, British novelist, born in New Zealand: best known for The Herries Chronicle (1930–33), a sequence of historical novels set in the Lake District
3.
Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford. 1676–1745, English Whig statesman. As first lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1721–42) he was effectively Britain’s first prime minister
noun
1.
Sir Robert. 1909–86, Australian ballet dancer and choreographer: his ballets include Miracle in the Gorbals (1944), Display (1965), and Yugen (1965)
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove (the skin, rind, outer covering, etc) of (a fruit, egg, etc)
2.
(intransitive) (of paint, etc) to be removed from a surface, esp through weathering
3.
(intransitive) (of a surface) to lose its outer covering of paint, etc esp through weathering
4.
(intransitive) (of a person or part of the body) to shed skin in flakes or (of skin) to be shed in flakes, esp as a result of sunburn
5.
(croquet) to put (another player’s ball) through a hoop or hoops
6.
keep one’s eyes peeled, keep one’s eyes skinned, to watch vigilantly
noun
7.
the skin or rind of a fruit, etc
noun
1.
a long-handled shovel used by bakers for moving bread, in an oven
noun
1.
(in Britain) a fortified tower of the 16th century on the borders between England and Scotland, built to withstand raids
noun
1.
John, real name John Robert Parker Ravenscroft. 1939–2004, British broadcaster; presented his influential Radio 1 music programme (1967–2004) and Radio 4’s Home Truths (1998–2004)
2.
Sir Robert. 1788–1850, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1834–35; 1841–46). As Home Secretary (1828–30) he founded the Metropolitan Police and in his second ministry carried through a series of free-trade budgets culminating in the repeal of the Corn Laws (1846), which split the Tory party
noun
1.
Edward G., real name Emanuel Goldenberg. 1893–1973, US film actor, born in Romania, famous esp for gangster roles. His films include Little Caesar (1930), Brother Orchid (1940), Double Indemnity (1944), and All My Sons (1948)
2.
Edward Arlington. 1869–1935, US poet, author of narrative verse, often based on Arthurian legend. His works include Collected Poems (1922), The Man Who Died Twice (1924), and Tristram (1927)
3.
(William) Heath. 1872–1944, British cartoonist and book illustrator, best known for his comic drawings of fantastic machines
4.
John (Arthur Thomas)1919–83, British bishop and theologian, best known for his controversial Honest to God (1963), which popularized radical theological discussion. He was suffragan Bishop of Woolwich (1959–69)
5.
Mary. born 1944, Irish barrister and politician: president of Ireland 1990–97; UN high commissioner for human rights (1997–2002)
6.
Smokey, real name William Robinson. born 1940, US Motown singer, songwriter, and producer. His hits include “The Tears of a Clown” (1970) (with the Miracles) and “Being with you” (1981)
7.
“Sugar” Ray, real name Walker Smith. 1921–89, US boxer, winner of the world middleweight championship on five separate occasions
noun

See baker’s peel
peel
In addition to the idiom beginning with peel

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