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peaklet

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EtymologyEdit

From peak +‎ -let.

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NounEdit

peaklet (plural peaklets)

  1. A small peak.
    • 1877, John Muir, ‘Snow-Storm on Mount Shasta’, Harper's Monthly, Sep 1877:
      As viewed from the north, it is an irregular blunt peaklet about ten feet high, fast disappearing before the stormy atmospheric erosion to which it is subjected.
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 91:
      There is a line of jagged peaklets, like an array of dog's teeth, called the Tschingelhorner, and beyond them, the Hole of St Martin.