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[pahy-it] /ˈpaɪ ɪt/
Scot. a magpie.
Scot. and North England. a talkative person; one who chatters.
Origin of piet
1175-1225; pie2 + -et; replacing Middle English piot < Old French, equivalent to pie pie2 + -ot diminutive suffix Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • That evening they had a long talk with piet Andrus, a Boer merchant of the city.

    The Rogue Elephant Elliott Whitney
  • There, you may thank the field-cornet, piet Zouter, for the skin-rugs.

    Charge! George Manville Fenn
  • After seeming to ask the question mentally, he said, 'He says his name is piet Botha.'

  • Its call is more surely 'piet, mij vrouw' than anything else.

  • I therefore spoke a word to piet, and we pulled our horses back to a walk.

    Through Veld and Forest Harry Collingwood
  • It is reminiscent of Peruginos beautiful piet in the same Gallery.

    Pintoricchio Evelyn March Phillipps
  • But there was no one passing near, or likely to pass; and piet Van Dorn continued puffing away in solitary silence.

    The Vee-Boers Mayne Reid
  • piet took the pipe from his lips and gazed at him across the fire.

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