Definition of peer:
- A comrade; a companion; a fellow; an associate.
- 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.
- One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.; an equal; a match; a mate.
- To be, or to assume to be, equal.
- To come in sight; to appear.
- To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as, the peering day.
- To make equal in rank.
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From time to time an officer would rise and peer down into the great plain, shading his eyes with his hands, and shout something at them, and they would turn quickly in the trench and rise on one knee.- "Notes of a War Correspondent", Richard Harding Davis.
For, he reasoned- and very properly- a country where such a thing could happen to a British nobleman and a Peer of the Realm must be worth exploring, and its curious inhabitants merited, perhaps, the impersonally judicial inspection of an F. R. B. A. whose gigantic work on the folk manners of the world had now reached its twentieth volume, without as yet including the United States.- "Quick Action", Robert W. Chambers.
- "Helmet of Navarre", Bertha Runkle.