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Peake

noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • I hope to reach the Peake on Wednesday night, where we shall be able to get something to eat.

    Explorations in Australia

    John Forrest

  • "I don't know how to thank you, Mr. Peake," faltered the lad.

    Darry the Life Saver

    Frank V. Webster

  • Mrs. Peake was interested in all he had to tell about the trip of the life savers.

    Darry the Life Saver

    Frank V. Webster

  • When Mrs. Peake gave him permission to go Darry hurried off.

    Darry the Life Saver

    Frank V. Webster

  • You mean that he wanted Nancy—that is Mrs. Peake, to marry him?

    Darry the Life Saver

    Frank V. Webster