Definition of Peepholes
1. Noun. (plural of peephole) ¹
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Definition of Peepholes
1. peephole [n] - See also: peephole
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Literary usage of Peepholes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"Here we gain- chiefly through peepholes, which to our taste are somewhat too artificial, and certainly so in their present state—views of the park with its ..."
2. Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Company (1913)
"Glass peepholes were installed in each end of a drum in a boiler of the marine ... By holding a light at one of these peepholes the action in the drum was ..."
3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"A platform is placed at h for the convenience of the workmen using the peepholes d, and another platform is located at c for charging purposes. ..."
4. Read It Again!: Revisiting Shared Reading by Brenda Parkes (2000)
"In addition, the book has a special feature: peepholes cut into the pages. These peepholes invite readers to use cumulative picture clues to predict who is ..."
5. The Glory of the Coming: What Mine Eyes Have Seen of Americans in Action in by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1918)
"Inside it is all dug out into galleries and on the side facing us it is full of peepholes—seventeen peepholes in all, I think there are. ..."
6. Prison Conditions in Egypt by Middle East Watch (Organization), Middle East Watch (Organization (1992)
"All the peepholes on the doors of the cells were covered, ... A prison official explained the covering- up of the peepholes by saying it was done "so ..."
7. The Land of the Boxers: Or, China Under the Allies by Gordon Casserly (1903)
"We had noticed many peepshows being exhibited along the side-walk, with small, pig-tailed urchins, their eyes glued to the peepholes, evidently having their ..."
8. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1903)
"... busts, heads in the round as one sees them through the peepholes of the stereoscope ; indeed, when exactly the right distance is observed, they are even ..."