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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of peep.


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  • A small head, the color of the dry soil of its home, peeped from a hole.

    The Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London

  • Then the little bird without a name peeped out, and when he saw Master

    Good Stories for Holidays

  • And Bessie, the first to wake up, aroused Zara, and then peeped from the door of the cabin.

    The Camp Fire Girls in the Woods, or Bessie King's First Council Fire

  • Changing his mind, he skirted inside the woods for a distance, and again peeped forth.


  • Then the little bird without a name peeped out, and when he saw Master Owl's two eyes tight shut, he slipped from the hole and flew away.

    Good Stories for Great Holidays

  • Little green points are pushing through the flesh-coloured rinds of the saplings, and, here and there, a soft, crumpled leaf has shyly peeped from a maroon bud.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • Summoned by their chiefs, they came – chosen representatives of all the big tribes – one thousand five hundred strong, each tribe headed by its Bariaktar with the bullet-riven banner, and led by its priest or Franciscan – sons of the Church militant (a revolver peeped from the habit of more than one) – riding or marching in front of their men, and marshalling them with a precision that called forth general admiration.

    High Albania

  • Being a Mohammedan, he had numerous wives, who with a number of children peeped from the doors of their apartments; but only one of his wives, quite a girl, the mother of an infant which he nursed with evident pride and many caresses during the whole time we stayed, was brought forward and introduced to us.

    Insulinde: Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago

  • Heavy falls of snow gave an arctic appearance to the scenery; the roofs of the houses peeped from the white mass; the lowly cot and stately mansion, alike deserted, were blocked up, their thresholds uncleared; the windows were broken by the hail, while the prevalence of a north-east wind rendered out-door exertions extremely painful.


  • Just for a second a sly expression peeped out of Edgar's distracted face.

    Twin Moons


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  • spotted in the article listed at  highkey  peeped seems popular in tweets still.

    May 3, 2017