From peeps to Cadbury eggs, The Daily Beast ranks the 25 most calorific candies.
She gave two or three peeps through the slats, to make Jack crow, and then away she went to find Gill.
We perforce took our peeps at nature from behind the barriers.
Another is running to a place of concealment, while a third peeps from behind the door.
At last he goes to th' kettle, and lifts up the lid, and peeps in.
I'll always be like a little beggar girl that peeps through the fence into a beautiful garden.
But this one peeps as if he was hurt; see how he pecks to get in.
He peeps out and the sun peeps in, blinding his old eyes and cheering his old heart.
You know it, Prudy, how it peeps out from a tangle of little tendrils?
There is a door and one window in front, besides another little window that peeps out among the thatch.
"glance" (especially through a small opening), mid-15c., perhaps alteration of Middle English piken (see peek (v.)). Peeping Tom "a curious prying fellow" [Grose] is from 1796; connection with Lady Godiva story dates only from 1837.
"make a short chirp," c.1400, probably altered from pipen (mid-13c.), ultimately imitative (cf. Latin pipare, French pepier, German piepen, Lithuanian pypti, Czech pipati, Greek pipos).
1520s, first in sense found in peep of day, from peep (v.1); meaning "a furtive glance" is first recorded 1730.
"short chirp," early 15c., from peep (v.2); meaning "slightest sound or utterance" (usually in a negative context) is attested from 1903. Meaning "young chicken" is from 1680s. The marshmallow peeps confection are said to date from 1950s.
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