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Definition of Peer
Peer Peer v. t.
To be, or to assume to be, equal. [R.]
PeerPeer Peer, n. [OE. per, OF. per, F. pair, fr. L. par equal.
Cf. Apparel, Pair, Par, n., Umpire.]
1. One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character,
etc.; an equal; a match; a mate.
In song he never had his peer. --Dryden.
Shall they consort only with their peers? --I.
2. A comrade; a companion; a fellow; an associate.
He all his peers in beauty did surpass. --Spenser.
3. A nobleman; a member of one of the five degrees of the
British nobility, namely, duke, marquis, earl, viscount,
baron; as, a peer of the realm.
A noble peer of mickle trust and power. --Milton.
House of Peers, The Peers, the British House of Lords.
Spiritual peers, the bishops and archibishops, or lords
spiritual, who sit in the House of Lords. PeerPeer Peer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Peered; p. pr. & vb. n.
Peering.] [OF. parir, pareir equiv. to F. para[^i]tre to
appear, L. parere. Cf. Appear.]
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.
2. [Perh. a different word; cf. OE. piren, LG. piren. Cf.
Pry to peep.] To look narrowly or curiously or intently;
to peep; as, the peering day. --Milton.
Peering in maps for ports, and piers, and roads.
As if through a dungeon grate he peered.
Peer Peer v. t.
To make equal in rank. [R.] --Heylin.
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