pete

noun
\ ˈpēt, usually -ēt+V \
plural -s

Definition of pete

slang
: safe sense 1b could size up a pete at a glance and tell instantly whether to drill it or draw the spindle— W. M. Swann

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History and Etymology for pete

short for peter entry 1

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“Pete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pete. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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