Definitions

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  • adj. Without a peak or peaks.

Etymologies

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peak +‎ -less

Examples

  • I lifted a hand and he came ambling over, an elegant man in a white peakless cap, sitting almost side-saddle with a quirt in his hand.

    Long Way Down

  • His peaked army cap was peakless and all patched with sackcloth; in the center of it, the emblem of a regiment shone like gold, smooth with years of burnishing.

    King Rat

  • And as the breeze ruffles his dishevelled beard and ragged pea-jacket it ends by robbing his head of his cap -- of the tattered, peakless clout which, with rents in its lining, so closely resembles a tchepchik [Woman's mob-cap], as to communicate to the picturesque features of its wearer an appearance comically feminine.

    Through Russia

  • A group of stalwart, swarthy-faced men, dressed in the garb of northern hunters -- light-coloured moleskin trousers tucked into the tops of long-legged sealskin moccasins, short jackets and peakless caps -- stood before the post kitchen or lounged upon the rough board walk which extended the full length of the reservation in front of the servants 'quarters and storehouses.

    Ungava Bob A Winter's Tale

  • His head was adorned with a peakless cap of what looked like wolfskin, fitted with a pair of flaps to tie down over the ears, but now fastened together at the crown.

    Turned Adrift

  • I had been switched to it from the intermediate-acting Insulatard when Lantus first came out and was hailed as the peakless, clear, 24-hour insulin.

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes - A Community for People Touched by Diabetes

  • I'm now back on twice daily Insulatard because although the peakless effect of Lantus is a benefit, it failed to give me 24-hour basal coverage (more like 18 - 20 hours), despite increasing the daily dose to eventually 42 units.

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes - A Community for People Touched by Diabetes

  • Planting his peakless white cloth cap with its yellow band firmly on his head, he stepped forward, grasping in each hand a serried pyramid of brass bells, which chimed merrily as he squatted, leaped, and executed eccentric steps with his feet, while his arms beat time and his fine voice rolled out the solo of a rollicking ballad, to which the rest of the company furnished the chorus as well as their laughter and delighted applause of his efforts permitted.

    Russian Rambles

  • And as the breeze ruffles his dishevelled beard and ragged pea-jacket it ends by robbing his head of his cap — of the tattered, peakless clout which, with rents in its lining, so closely resembles a tchepchik [Woman’s mob-cap], as to communicate to the picturesque features of its wearer an appearance comically feminine.

    Through Russia

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