gathering peat

noun

Definition of gathering peat

1 : a peat used as a gathering coal
2 : a fiery peat formerly sent round by the Scottish borderers as an alarm signal — compare fiery cross

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“Gathering peat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gathering%20peat. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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