Scot. a magpie.
Scot. and North England. a talkative person; one who chatters.

Origin of piet

1175–1225; pie2 + -et; replacing Middle English piot < Old French, equivalent to pie pie2 + -ot diminutive suffix
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  • Mr. Piet states that he has been arrested before on a similar charge.

    Between the Lines

    Henry Bascom Smith

  • I brought to our office Messrs. Kelly & Piet, but did not lock them up.

    Between the Lines

    Henry Bascom Smith

  • His commando of 113 men was still in the Piet Retief district.

  • There, you may thank the field-cornet, Piet Zouter, for the skin-rugs.


    George Manville Fenn

  • That evening they had a long talk with Piet Andrus, a Boer merchant of the city.

    The Rogue Elephant

    Elliott Whitney