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

 peep /ˈpip/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 PEEP 縮寫

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peep v. i. [imp. & p. p. Peeped p. pr. & vb. n. Peeping.]
 1. To cry, as a chicken hatching or newly hatched; to chirp; to cheep.
    There was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.   --Is. x. 14.
 2. To begin to appear; to look forth from concealment; to make the first appearance; as, the sun peeped over the eastern hills.
    When flowers first peeped, and trees did blossoms bear.   --Dryden.
 3. To look cautiously or slyly; to peer, as through a crevice; to pry.
    Peep through the blanket of the dark.   --Shak.
    From her cabined loophole peep.   --Milton.
 Peep sight, an adjustable piece, pierced with a small hole to peep through in aiming, attached to a rifle or other firearm near the breech.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peep n.
 1. The cry of a young chicken; a chirp.
 2. First outlook or appearance.
    Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn.   --Gray.
 3. A sly look; a look as through a crevice, or from a place of concealment.
    To take t' other peep at the stars.   --Swift.
 4. Zool. (a) Any small sandpiper, as the least sandpiper (Trigna minutilla). (b) The European meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis).
 Peep show, a small show, or object exhibited, which is viewed through an orifice or a magnifying glass.
 Peep-o'-day boys, the Irish insurgents of 1784; -- so called from their visiting the house of the loyal Irish at day break in search of arms. [Cant]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the short weak cry of a young bird [syn: cheep]
      2: a secret look [syn: peek]
      v 1: look furtively; "He peeped at the woman through the window"
      2: cause to appear; "he peeped his head through the window"
      3: make high-pitched sounds; of birds [syn: twirp, cheep, chirp,
      4: speak in a hesitant and high-pitched tone of voice
      5: appear as though from hiding; "the new moon peeped through
         the tree tops"