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peak
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap.
2. The narrow part of a vessel's bow, or the hold within it.
5. The upper aftermost corner of a fore- and- aft sail; - used in many combinations; as, peak- halyards, peak- brails, etc.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak.
2. To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sicky.
3. To pry; to peep slyly.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To raise to a position perpendicular, or more nearly so; as, to peak oars, to hold them upright; to peak a gaff or yard, to set it nearer the perpendicular.
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