Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of peewee.
  • n. The lapwing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The magpie-lark.
  • n. Same as pewee.

Etymologies

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Probably reduplication of wee ("small").

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Probably onomatopoeia from the birds' songs.

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