peke

noun, often capitalized
\ ˈpēk How to pronounce peke (audio) \

Definition of peke

Examples of peke in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a legend that the peke was born when Buddha shrunk a lion to the size of a dog. Kevin Fisher-paulson, SFChronicle.com, 13 Oct. 2020 Odder still is the inclusion of a kidney transplant—from one human to another, regrettably, rather than from, say, wolfhound to peke. John Cassidy, The New Yorker, 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of peke

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Peke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peke. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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