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