• (British, America) IPA: /piːt/


  1. Soil formed of dead but not fully decayed plants found in bog areas, often burned as fuel. [from 14th c.]
Translations Noun

peat (plural peats)

  1. (obsolete) A pet, a darling; a woman.
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, I. i. 78 :
      And let it not displease thee, good Bianca, / For I will love thee ne'er the less, my girl. / A pretty peat!

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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