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  • n. Plural form of peeping.


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  • Then throughout the course of the day, during a couple of trips around the courtyard, which included discreet peepings into their windows, I noticed furniture was missing.

    haloaskew Diary Entry

  • There was a small boy cowering behind one of the upturned boats, and by his furtive peepings showing that he was in league with his sister.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 25, April, 1873

  • The chirps and peepings and the rumbling deep sounds were not repetitions of earlier noise-sequences.

    The Machine That Saved The World

  • Day after day, at highly irregular intervals, Betsy's screen lighted up and showed the weird patterns, and her loudspeakers emitted the peepings and chirps and deep-bass hootings of the broadcasts.

    The Machine That Saved The World

  • We will tell you naught of frog-song by night, of those reduplicated whistlings and peepings.

    Plum Pudding Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended & Seasoned

  • Passing one of them, we half roused the feathered family within and heard muffled peepings and a smothered _clk-clk_.

    More Jonathan Papers

  • We were off; Jonathan, as usual, wading up to his chest or perched on a bit of boulder above some dark, slick rapid; I preferring water not more than waist-deep, and not too far from shore to miss the responses of the wood-folk to my passing: soft flurries of wings; shy, half-suppressed peepings; quick warning notes; light footfalls, hopping or running or galloping; the snapping of twigs and the crushing of leaves.

    More Jonathan Papers

  • From these peepings and discussions they would return languid and discouraged.

    Irish Fairy Tales

  • Now and again a weapon was fired, and, to watch their motions and peepings, it might have been thought I was a dragon, or that they all were hunting La Jongleuse, their fabled witch, whose villainies, are they not told at every fireside?

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • If we are to be made fools of in this fashion by the peepings and mutterings of Kaffir witch-doctors we had better give up and die at once to go and live among the dead, whose business it is to peep and mutter.

    Swallow: a tale of the great trek


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