• (v. i.) To come in sight; to appear.
• (v. i.) To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as,
the peering day.
• (n.) One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.;
an equal; a match; a mate.
• (n.) A comrade; a companion; a fellow; an associate.
• (n.) A nobleman; a member of one of the five degrees of the
British nobility, namely, duke, marquis, earl, viscount, baron; as, a
peer of the realm.
• (v. t.) To make equal in rank.
• (v. t.) To be, or to assume to be, equal.