verb (used with object)
- peele, george,
- peep show,
- peep sight
Origin of peen
Examples from the Web for peen
He has shown his appreciation with constant references to his peen in any and every media outlet.In Honor of John Mayer’s New Album, 11 Things to Know About His Penis|Anna Klassen|May 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The finish is made by the indentations left by the peen of the hammer.
Ach, blitzen, I make you t'ink I peen a volgano mit an erubtion.Motor Matt's Triumph, or, Three Speeds Forward|Stanley R. Matthews
"Dot Voods don'd seem to peen doin' a great deal mit der Rocklandt poys," observed Hans.Frank Merriwell's Cruise|Burt L. Standish
Use the peen of the hammer and draw the metal out thin at the end, flatten it out and narrow it up edgewise at the extreme end.
The cross piece is upset in the middle and scarfed by using the peen of the hammer as shown.
Word Origin for peen
1680s, "sharp or thin end of a hammer head, opposite the face," probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian dialectal penn "peen," Old Swedish pæna "beat iron thin with a hammer"). Earlier as a verb, "to beat thin with a hammer" (1510s).