a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
(usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
- We were asked to pare down our budget.
- The government was trying hard to pare down its expenses.
- The king's cheese goes half(away) in parings.
- She pare off the thick peel with a sharp knife.
- The king's cheese goes half away in parings.
- Look here, you pare the potatoes like this.