Take a chisel and pare away a small channel as at A, Fig. 315, to form a small shoulder to guide the saw.
Next, take the chisel and pare away the back of the recess as at C.
This will preserve it admirably and you have only to pare away the outside if too acid for your taste.
Burn acres of purple and pink heather, and pare away the young bracken that springs verdant from its ashes.
When criticising Milton or Dante, he can hardly keep his hand off the finest passages in his desire to pare away superfluities.
Care must be taken not to pare away too much, and especially not to weaken the mend at the edges of the sheet.
One seeks only to record him when he thus assails, and there is this result; that it is necessary to pare away so much.
pare away all ragged portions of the foot and keep animal on clean floor until cured.
Detractors have done their best to pare away the merit of this act of self-renunciation by attributing it to despair.
It is much safer to enlarge such a wound, pare away the bruised edges, and disinfect the raw surfaces.
"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.