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piet

[pahy-it] /ˈpaɪ ɪt/
noun
1.
Scot. a magpie.
2.
Scot. and North England. a talkative person; one who chatters.
Origin of piet
1175-1225
1175-1225; pie2 + -et; replacing Middle English piot < Old French, equivalent to pie pie2 + -ot diminutive suffix
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  • Mr. piet states that he has been arrested before on a similar charge.

    Between the Lines

    Henry Bascom Smith
  • I brought to our office Messrs. Kelly & piet, but did not lock them up.

    Between the Lines

    Henry Bascom Smith
  • His commando of 113 men was still in the piet Retief district.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • There, you may thank the field-cornet, piet Zouter, for the skin-rugs.

    Charge! George Manville Fenn
  • That evening they had a long talk with piet Andrus, a Boer merchant of the city.

    The Rogue Elephant Elliott Whitney
  • My adjutant, piet Fourie, however, was not so fortunate as myself.

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

  • It is reminiscent of Peruginos beautiful piet in the same Gallery.

    Pintoricchio Evelyn March Phillipps

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