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Historical Examples

The Spinster Book Myrtle Reed
Harper’s Young People, July 6, 1880 Various
Boy Blue and His Friends Etta Austin Blaisdell and Mary Frances Blaisdell
A Tangled Tale Lewis Carroll
The School Queens L. T. Meade
The School Queens L. T. Meade
The Smugglers Charles G. Harper
My First Picture Book Joseph Martin Kronheim
The School Queens L. T. Meade
The Smugglers Charles G. Harper

a game for very young children, in which one hides (esp hiding one’s face in one’s hands) and reappears suddenly
(Austral & NZ, informal) a quick look (esp in the phrase have a bo-peep)


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