I grabbed him, and afore he could shake me off a lot of chaps got hold of him and held him till a peeler came up.
If a peeler was to take their names, they'd be shiverin' with fright.
The editor was busy writing when Mr. peeler entered the room furtively.
A hundred yards from peeler's front gate he drew rein and listened.
Sure there isn't a peeler in the whole counthry, nor a jail neither, for a thousand mile.
He knows old peeler, the low miserable scoundrel, who is her father.
He sent a reporter on a secret mission to peeler's house to find if she were there.
There was ample time to head these boys off before they reached old peeler's house.
A very simple winnowing machine for cleaning the coffee as it comes out of the peeler, is attached.
Then, pushing peeler over the cliff, he put the map in his pocket, and walked on whistling in the night air to the cottage.
"policeman," 1817, British colloquial, originally a member of the Irish constabulary, named for Sir (at that time Mr.) Robert Peel (1788-1850) who founded the Irish Constabulary (cf. bobby). In Middle English it meant "robber, thief" (mid-14c.). Meaning "strip-tease artist" (1951) is from peel (v.) in colloquial sense of "strip off clothing" (1820).
A striptease dancer; stripper: grinders, peelers, and bumpers (1940s+)