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Definition of Peers

Peer
Peer Peer v. t. To be, or to assume to be, equal. [R.]
Peer
Peer 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. Taylor. 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. See Parliament. Spiritual peers, the bishops and archibishops, or lords spiritual, who sit in the House of Lords.
Peer
Peer 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. Jonson. 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. --Shak. As if through a dungeon grate he peered. --Coleridge.
Peer
Peer Peer v. t. To make equal in rank. [R.] --Heylin.

Meaning of Peers from wikipedia

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- Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing or networking is a distributed application architecture that partitions tasks or workloads between peers. Peers are equally...
- United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers. In modern times, life...
- The hereditary peers form part of the peerage in the United Kingdom. As of 2020 there are 814 hereditary peers: 31 dukes (including seven royal dukes)...
- Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people with similar competencies as the producers of the work (peers). It functions as a form of...
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- members of the House of Lords (excluding 90 hereditary peers elected among themselves and 2 peers who are ex officio members) are appointed. The membership...
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