from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A peacock, a male peafowl, noted for its large and extravagantly coloured tail.
  • n. A person. (The precise implications of this term are unclear.)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A peacock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A much-disputed word: in the quotation from Hamlet considered by many commentators to mean ‘a peacock.’


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  • peacock

    January 22, 2009