Definitions

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  • n. Kilning over burning peat, a process used in whisky production to impart an earthy, smoky flavour.

Etymologies

peat +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Reflexively peating rumor and second hand accounts rather than digesting all available information and making an independent analysis, simply because the rumor and second hand accounts seem to benefit your candidate of choice?

    Obama Gets Into Verbal Tussle With Reporter

  • She could think of a hundred reasons without re peating herself, but she said nothing, sitting beside him in mutinous silence as the pick-up lurched down the track At least he'd changed out of those appalling shorts, she thought, stealing a lightning glance from under her lashes.

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • The pattern of the leaves was a re peating pattern, its angles and cool green geometries fading to outline to produce crystals, ice ciystals which were once again glaciers.

    Achille's Choice

  • I kept re - peating, clinging to him, unwilling to express the tumultuous joy in my heart, but equally unable to suppress it even when I knew how painful this scene must be for him.

    Nerilka's Story

  • Gif us the power to make terms with London for ourself; if we ton't succeed, I say it iss petter to take our peating like men, than to tie like togs, or hang on to others 'coat-tails to make them do our pisiness for us!

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • Ivan stood near his home, gazing sadly at the burning building, and he kept constantly re - peating to himself: "I should have taken away the bunch of burning straw, and have stamped out the fire with my feet."

    The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories [a machine-readable transcription]

  • He was now leaning with bowed head against the wall, both hands clasped under his beardless chin, and might have been taken for a monk re peating his prayers.

    Barbara Blomberg — Volume 04

  • They are the sign of Immanuel, or "God with us," a divine influence ever present in human consciousness and re - xi: 18 peating itself, coming now as was promised aforetime,

    Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures

  • You think you gwine catch me in a lie by 'peating of questions ober and ober in dat a way?

    Self-Raised

  • Can Durant and Thunder stop Kobe and Lakers from three-peating?

    HoopsVibe

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