Another method is to scald them, and then to rub off the outer skin.
Boil a small lump of alum, and scald them in the alum-water.
Scald and peel them; throwing them, as they are peeled, into cold water.
Scald your china or silver pot, and pour the coffee into it.
You should mix your brandy and sugar before you scald the peaches.
Scald and flour a cloth, and sew, or ...