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Definition of "orange-peel" []

  • The rind of an orange separated from the pulp; specifically, the rind of the bitter orange when dried and candied. It is used as a stomachic, also in puddings and cakes, and for flavoring many articles of confectionery. (noun)
  • In ceramics, an oriental glaze with rough pitted surface, resembling the skin of an orange. See peau d'orange. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "orange-peel" in a sentence
  • "Belgian wheat beers are regular offenders, tasting occasionally like coriander or orange-peel soup."
  • "This wine's balance, brought about by tongue-tingling acidity, and it's long orange-peel inflected finish are what really helps it stand out."
  • "Again he ran around the ring, with raised head, looking at the faces of the thousands that hissed him, that threw orange-peel at him and called him names."