- Mervyn. 1911–68, English novelist, poet, and illustrator. In his trilogy Gormenghast (1946–59), he creates, with vivid imagination, a grotesque Gothic world
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Examples from the Web for peake
I hope to reach the Peake on Wednesday night, where we shall be able to get something to eat.Explorations in Australia
"I don't know how to thank you, Mr. Peake," faltered the lad.
Mrs. Peake was interested in all he had to tell about the trip of the life savers.
When Mrs. Peake gave him permission to go Darry hurried off.
You mean that he wanted Nancy—that is Mrs. Peake, to marry him?