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Peak, vb. 1) to grow lean, to fall away: “shall he dwindle, p. and pine,” Mcb. I, 3, 23.
2) to sneak, to play a contemptible part: “the --ing cornuto her husband,” Wiv. III, 5, 71. “yet I, a dull and muddy-mettled rascal, p., like John-a-dreams,” Hml. II, 2, 594.
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