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peep

US any of various small sandpipers of the genus Calidris (or Erolia) and related genera, such as the pectoral sandpiper
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"I do much wonder," quoth Little John to himself, "what yon knave is after, that he should go thus peeping and peering about I verily believe that yon scurvy varlet is no better than a thief, and cometh here after our own and the good King's dun deer." For by much roving in the forest, Little John had come to look upon all the deer in Sherwood as belonging to Robin Hood and his band as much as to good King Harry.
The rabbits crept up carefully, listening and peeping.
That night, as we lurked in the scullery, balanced between our horror and the terrible fascination this peeping had, al- though I felt an urgent need of action I tried in vain to conceive some plan of escape; but afterwards, during the second day, I was able to consider our position with great clearness.
In Navotas, a peeping tom was arrested for allegedly molesting a nine-year-old girl and then peeping on a 14-year-old taking a bath in Navotas on Monday.
Dubai: A computer operator will spend three months in jail for entering a women's washroom and peeping over the toilet cubicle at a secretary when she was using the bathroom.
Summary: Man accused of standing on the toilet seat in one cubicle and peeping over the partition
Then the Peeping Tom had somehow resealed the hole - Jeff told the girls they were seeing things.
Starting at the end of the winter, the chorus of peeping grows and grows, with the sound eventually so loud and so plentiful the calls blend together and have been described as sounding like constantly ringing sleigh bells.
Peeping Tom is a character in the legend of Lady Godiva who watched Godiva riding naked.
Synopsis: When we read a novel or watch a film, we become Peeping Toms.
A rare bust of legendary voyeur Peeping Tom has gone on display at a Coventry pub after being removed from the city in the 1960s.
Summary: A cleaner was acquitted by the Court of First Instance on Monday of intentionally peeping into a bathroom where a woman was taking a shower.