Related to Peert: PERT Chart
a.1.Same as Peart.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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strutting gestures." Furthermore, pride came out in one's relationships with others: when one had "contempt" for "mean persons and things," resisted being "contemned by others," attempted to be different from others, and engaged in "continual strivings and janglings with others." (73) In George's eyes Thomasine displayed all of these proud, contentious behaviors; he frequently described her as "bolde," "stout," and "obstinate." When she came to visit him in prison in London, after she had married Francis, she was "very peert [pert] and coppett [saucy; conceited], much changed from the time before her marriage," and she "upbraided" and "gibed" at church members.
Rather, he has in mind the Dutch proverb "Hy lacht als een peert dat bijten wil" ("He laughs like a horse that wants to bite").