Peopling
People \Peo"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peopled} p. pr. & vb. n. {Peopling}.] [Cf. OF. popler, puepler, F. puepler. Cf. {Populate}.] To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate. ``Peopled heaven with angels.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

As the gay motes that people the sunbeams. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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