Peer v. i. [imp. & p. p. Peered p. pr. & vb. n. Peering.]
1. To come in sight; to appear. [Poetic]
So honor peereth in the meanest habit. --Shak.
See how his gorget peers above his gown! --B. Jonson.
2. To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as, the peering day.
Peering in maps for ports, and piers, and roads. --Shak.
As if through a dungeon grate he peered. --Coleridge.