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  • n. The action of the verb to peep.
  • v. Present participle of peep.

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Examples

  • While we meandered through the rocks, cactus and an occasional lavender or red flower peeping from the dry soil, we came upon a bunch of stones laid out in a circle, which was divided by more stones into what seemed to be a pie-shaped design on the ground.

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  • Up to the very top they went, and their faces, peeping from the foliage as if growing in it, looked very pretty.

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  • There was always some excitement in peeping into this little room to see if any one was already there; if that were the case the children knew they should have to be "tried on" in the outer shop.

    Little Miss Peggy: Only a Nursery Story

  • But Miss Lucy laughed, and told us other family anecdotes, and the ghost story somewhat passed from our minds, especially as a little later we heard wheels, and, peeping from the landing window, beheld a post-chaise drive up.

    Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances

  • Lexington Police have arrested a man they call a peeping tom.

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  • While he thus examined everything in turn, he spied the tips of the antlers of the Stag peeping out of the straw.

    Fables

  • While he thus examined everything, he spied the antlers of the Stag peeping out of the straw.

    Aesop's Fables A New Revised Version From Original Sources

  • ~148~~ Oseny abbey down to the university of bucks of 1824 -- very entertaining, sir, take notice -- many a glorious name peeping out here and there -- very happy to enrol the first of the Blackmantles in my remembrancer, and hope to add M.A. and M.S. S. which signifies honour to you, as master of arts, and glory to your humble servant, Mark S.pple

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  • She recalls peeping in the big ornate doors, inhaling homey smells from the bakery across the street, daydreaming about the time she'd walk to class on those shiny floors.

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  • After you do this they will try to find each other by peeping like this, peep, peep, peep. or some such noise sum times they just cluck. but "set up" like 30-60yds away for where they were and start "peeping" or clucking and call the flock to you. & use the "kee kee run"

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