Peach v. t. To accuse of crime; to inform against. [Obs.]
Peach, v. i. To turn informer; to betray one's accomplice. [Obs. or Colloq.]
If I be ta'en, I'll peach for this. --Shak.
1. Bot. A well-known high-flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a hard almond-like endocarp or stone. In the wild stock the fruit is hard and inedible.
2. The tree (Prunus Persica syn. Amygdalus Persica) which bears the peach fruit.
Guinea peach, or Sierra Leone peach, the large edible berry of the Sarcocephalus esculentus, a rubiaceous climbing shrub of west tropical Africa.
Palm peach, the fruit of a Venezuelan palm tree (Bactris speciosa).
Peach color, the pale red color of the peach blossom.
Peach-tree borer Zool., the larva of a clearwing moth (Aegeria exitiosa, or Sannina, exitiosa) of the family Aegeriidae, which is very destructive to peach trees by boring in the wood, usually near the ground; also, the moth itself. See Illust. under Borer.
n 1: cultivated in temperate regions [syn: peach tree, Prunus
2: a very attractive or seductive looking woman [syn: smasher,
stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart,
lulu, looker, mantrap, dish]
3: downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh
4: a shade of pink tinged with yellow [syn: yellowish pink, apricot,
v : divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be
careful--his secretary talks" [syn: spill the beans, let
the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, babble,
sing, babble out, blab out] [ant: keep quiet]