Peerie
Peerie Peer"ie, Peery Peer"y, a. [See 1st {Peer}, 2.] Inquisitive; suspicious; sharp. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] ``Two peery gray eyes.'' --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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