Peeked



[peek] /pik/

verb (used without object)
1.
to look or glance quickly or furtively, especially through a small opening or from a concealed location; peep; peer.
noun
2.
a quick or furtive look or glance; peep.
/piːk/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to glance quickly or furtively; peep
noun
2.
a quick or furtive glance
v.

late 14c., piken “look quickly and slyly,” of unknown origin. The words peek, keek, and peep all were used with more or less the same meaning 14c.-15c.; perhaps the ultimate source was Middle Dutch kieken. Related: Peeked; peeking.
n.

“a peek, glance,” 1844, from peek (v.).

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