Definition for PEER

PEER, v.i. [L. pareo; Norm. perer. See Appear.]

  1. To come just in sight; to appear; a poetic word. So honor peered, in the meanest habit. – Shak. See how his gorget peers above his gown. – B. Jonson.
  2. To look narrowly; to peep; as, the peering day. – Milton. Peering in maps for ports and piers and roads. – Shak.

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