Origin of peewee
Examples from the Web for peewee
As if by common consent Roy's troop left it for him to answer, and even Peewee was quiet.
And if you will not for my sake, then at least do so for the sake of Vipa (Peewee), your youngest daughter!The Swedish Fairy Book|Various
It always seemed to me that the peewee birds sang very dolefully after I had had my jacket warmed.Hoosier Mosaics|Maurice Thompson
The peewee loves to place his nest under the eaves of a sheltering porch, and the phœbe is no less sociable.Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road|Katharine Lee Bates
And the girl spoiled everything, as Peewee Harris always said that girls are forever doing.
1877, "small, tiny, for children," a dialect word, possibly a varied reduplication of wee. Attested earlier (1848) as a noun meaning "a small marble." (Baseball Hall-of-Famer Harold "Peewee" Reese got his nickname because he was a marbles champion before he became a Dodgers shortstop.) As a type of bird (variously applied on different continents) it is attested from 1886, imitative of a bird cry.