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peerage the peers of a country, collectively. [3 definitions]
peeress the widow or wife of a peer. [2 definitions]
peer group a group of people of about the same age, social status, political affiliation, or the like, regarded as forming a sociological group sharing a common set of values.
peerless having no equal; unmatched in excellence.
peeve a cause of irritation or annoyance. [2 definitions]
peeved irritated; annoyed.
peevish irritable or easily annoyed; ill-tempered.
peewee (informal) one that is much smaller than the average. [2 definitions]
peg a small, cylindrical or tapered piece, often made of wood, used to hold things together or in place, fill a hole, or act as a marker. [5 definitions]
Pegasus in Greek mythology, a winged horse that was created from the blood of Medusa when she was killed. [2 definitions]
Peg-Board trademark for a board with holes into which pegs or hooks are placed, used to hang tools or the like for storage or display.
peg leg (informal) a wooden leg. [2 definitions]
pegmatite a coarse, grainy granite that occurs in layers and sometimes contains rare metals such as uranium.
peg-top trousers that are wide at the hip and narrow at the ankles.
peg top a child's top that spins on a metal tip or point.
peignoir a woman's dressing gown.
pejoration a lessening or worsening in worth, quality, or the like; depreciation. [2 definitions]
pejorative acting or tending to create a negative impression; disparaging; demeaning. [2 definitions]
Peking see "Beijing."
Pekingese of or pertaining to Beijing, China, or its people, culture, language, or the like. [4 definitions]
Peking man a type of early human whose fossil remains were found near Beijing, China.