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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peak, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Peaked p. pr. & vb. n. Peaking.]
 1. To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak.
    There peaketh up a mighty high mount.   --Holand.
 3. To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sickly. “Dwindle, peak, and pine.”
 4.  To pry; to peep slyly. [archaic]
 Peak arch Arch., a pointed or Gothic arch.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peaked a.
 1. Pointed; ending in a point; as, a peaked roof.
 2. Oftener pēk"ĕd Sickly; not robust. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing
             grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you
             look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly
             child"; "is unwell and can't come to work" [syn: ailing,
              indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell,
              under the weather]
      2: having or rising to a peak; "the peaked ceiling"; "the
         island's peaked hills"