See also: Peat

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Origin unknown; perhaps a borrowing from an unattested Pictish or Brythonic source.

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NounEdit

peat (countable and uncountable, plural peats)

  1. Soil formed of dead but not fully decayed plants found in bog areas. [from 14th c.]
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Etymology 2Edit

Compare pet (a favourite).

NounEdit

peat (plural peats)

  1. (obsolete) A small person; a pet.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 02:54