[pee-buh lz]


a historic county in S Scotland.

Also called Pee·bles·shire [pee-buh lz-sheer, -sher, -buh l-] /ˈpi bəlzˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -bəl-/, Tweeddale. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • He frequently walked to Peebles, four miles, and back again, in one day.

    Spare Hours

    John Brown

  • "We're all like we're made," sounded the oracular accents of Mr. Peebles.

  • After this he practised his profession for some time at Peebles.

  • What Watty, would you think of a Fish like that about Peebles?

    Odd Volume


  • On August 19, 1299, there was a remarkable gathering of the Scots nobles at Peebles.

    Sir William Wallace

    A. F. Murison

British Dictionary definitions for peebles



a town in SE Scotland, in Scottish Borders. Pop: 8065 (2001)
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