Origin of peephole
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Examples from the Web for peephole
The officers covered the peephole so that their faces would be obscured, and Taravati opened the door.‘Happy’ Dancers Arrested, Abused in Iran
May 21, 2014
What you get at the end is a peephole for a private moment that rapidly becomes very voyeuristic.Remembering Mike Kelley
October 12, 2013
De Naarboveck tapped on the peephole made in the massive door.A Nest of Spies
I spied through a peephole but could see nothing of our foes.
I went to the front end of the cabin and put my eye to the peephole.
In the meantime, Peter was not off his guard at his peephole.
"Ah, she is too good to live," said Peter, looking out his peephole again.
- a small aperture, such as one in the door of a flat for observing callers before opening
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