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King James Dictionary

Peep

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PEEP, L. pipio Heb. to cry out.

1. To begin to appear to make the first appearance to issue or come forth from concealment, as through a narrow avenue.

I can see his pride

Peep through each part of him.

When flowers first peeped--

2. To look through a crevice to look narrowly, closely or slyly.

A fool will peep in at the door.

Thou are a maid and must not peep.

3. To cry, as chickens to utter a fine shrill sound, as through a crevice usually written pip, but without reason, as it is the same word as is here defined, and in America is usually pronounced peep.

PEEP, n. First appearance as the peep of day.

1. A sly look, or a look through a crevice.
2. The cry of a chicken.

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Entry for 'Peep'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/p/peep.html.

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