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pedigree a list or table of the ancestors of an animal or person.
peek to look quickly or secretly. [2 definitions]
peel1 to pull, tear, or cut the outer covering from. [5 definitions]
peep1 to look quickly or secretly through a narrow opening or from a hiding place. [3 definitions]
peep2 a weak, sharp, short sound of a young bird. [3 definitions]
peer1 a person of the same rank, age group, or ability as another person; equal. [2 definitions]
peer2 to look hard or closely to see something better. [2 definitions]
peg a small piece of wood or other material used to hold things together, fill a hole, or mark a place. [3 definitions]
Peking the capital city of China, known as Beijing.
Pekingese a small breed of dog with short legs and long, silky, light brown hair. Pekingese were first bred in China.
pelican a large water bird that lives in warm areas. It has a pouch in the lower half of its long bill for catching and holding fish.
pellet a small bullet or small piece of shot. [2 definitions]
pell-mell in a quick, confused, jumbled manner.
pelt1 to attack by throwing things or by repeated blows. [2 definitions]
pelt2 the skin or hide of an animal.
pen1 a long, thin tool used for writing or drawing in ink.
pen2 a small, fenced area for animals. [3 definitions]
penalize to give penalty or punishment to.
penalty a punishment given for breaking a law, rule, or agreement. [2 definitions]
pence plural form of penny, used in the United Kingdom.
pencil a long, thin tool used for writing or drawing. Pencils are made of a narrow stick of graphite held within a case of wood. [2 definitions]