Definition of Peesweep
1. a lapwing [n -S] - See also: lapwing
Lexicographical Neighbors of Peesweep
peesweep (current term)
Literary usage of Peesweep
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1873)
"The south sides of the said banks, consisting, as above mentioned, of the fishing stations called' Lower peesweep,' • Haggis,' and south side of ' Hobby ..."
2. The Celtic Monthly: A Magazine for Highlanders (1908)
"I am so glad you have brought the peesweep." "Good morning, Miss Kate. ... I'm the Hoolet and he's the peesweep, and we are both to practice calling like ..."
3. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"With this improved health everything becomes tolerable, even to the peesweep ... you may infer from the fact that, this very night, peesweep fetched up ..."