noun, plural pec·ca·dil·loes, pec·ca·dil·los.
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In fact, homicide on the frontier, as compared with horse-stealing, is a peccadillo.Frontier Folk|George Booth
And yet what sin had he committed against her, save the peccadillo of locking her for an hour or two in a comfortable room?Mr. Prohack|E. Arnold Bennett
Don Benito had him flogged for some peccadillo, and he has loved him, thirsted to show his love for the family ever since.The Treasure of Pearls|Gustave Aimard
Bribery, a crime capital among the Pagans, is already a peccadillo among us.Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather|Charles W. Upham
Already, he was a little too fond of his liquor—a peccadillo which attracted little attention in that age of the careless city.The Readjustment|Will Irwin