peery

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peery

(ˈpɪərɪ)
n, pl -ries
Scot and Northern English a spinning top
adj, peerier or peeriest
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) belonging to or comprising peers
2. given to looking intently or peering
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The children played in droves on the big white asphalt paving of Hospital Street; ball games, skipping ropes, peeries and spinning tops, etc.
NOW that me and the new hip can just about manage to get out of the flatties and into my peeries again, the fashionistas have decided high heels are no longer "cool".
Me, I generally dealt with it by aiming my peeries swiftly and hard at an instep.
Meantime, for the sake of the child's health, it might be better if the woman stopped carting her around wearing seven-inch-high peeries.