"peer" in the noun sense
1. peer, equal, match, compeer
a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
"peer" in the verb sense
"We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around"
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