2. Verb. (third-person singular of peal) ¹
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Definition of Peals
1. peal [v] - See also: peal
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Literary usage of Peals
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1. A Pilgrimage in Europe and America Leading to the Discovery of the Sources by Giacomo Costantino Beltrami (1828)
"peals of thunder succeeded each other with scarcely the slightest intermission; but in this country the electric fluid, although excessively abundant, ..."
2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1907)
"Mr. Justice Day delivered the opinion of the court: This is an appeal from the court of ар- в peals of the District of Columbia, affirming Ja decree of the ..."
3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Thunder peals, flute-music, the laugh of Pan and the nymphs, the clear disdainful whisper of cold stoicism, and the hurly-burly of a country fair, ..."
4. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"The solitary monk who shook the world From pagan slumber, when the gospel trump Thundered its challenge from his dauntless lips In peals of truth. ..."
5. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Now peals the clarion; through the legions pass The watchwords: the impatient yeoman takes His helmet from the idle roof-tree hung; While to his chariot the ..."
6. English Prose (1137-1890) by John Matthews Manly (1909)
"... had it : provant thrust itself into poor soldiers' pockets whether they would or no. We made five peals of shot into the town together of nothing but ..."