The new pair of shoes had buckles on the toes.
An extra pair of hands is just what Rosetta needed to get the work done.2. A partnership of two often engaged in a competition against another partnership of two: Our champion pair of tennis players easily defeated the challenging pair from the other club.
3. Two animals that mate together: A pair of parrots can raise one chick each year.
Steve used the clippers to pare his fingernails.2. To remove the outer covering or skin of fruit with a knife or similar instrument: Jennifer used the cutting tool to pare or to peel the apples before she made the apple pie.
Having a sweet and juicy pear is a real delight.
When the phone rang, Jill was busy trying to pare a pear; in fact, she was thinking about making it a pair for her afternoon snack.