from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as peep-hole. Sir R. L' Estrange.
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One day the screams of a child nerved me with strength to crawl to my peeping-hole, and I saw my son covered with blood.
Through my peeping-hole I could watch the children, and when they were near enough, I could hear their talk.
"Well, Bart, what do you think of that?" whispered our listener to himself, as now, on the departure of the girl from the room, he withdrew from his peeping-hole.