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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Peach  \Peach\,  v.  t.  [See  {Appeach},  {Impeach}.] 
  To  accuse  of  crime;  to  inform  against.  [Obs.]  --Foxe. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Peach  \Peach\,  v.  i. 
  To  turn  informer;  to  betray  one's  accomplice.  [Obs.  or 
  Colloq.] 
 
  If  I  be  ta'en,  I'll  peach  for  this  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Peach  \Peach\,  n.  [OE.  peche,  peshe,  OF  pesche  F.  p[^e]che, 
  fr  LL  persia,  L.  Persicum  (sc.  malum)  a  Persian  apple,  a 
  peach.  Cf  {Persian},  and  {Parsee}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  well-known  high-flavored  juicy  fruit,  containing  one  or  two 
  seeds  in  a  hard  almond-like  endocarp  or  stone;  also  the  tree 
  which  bears  it  ({Prunus,  or  Amygdalus  Persica}).  In  the  wild 
  stock  the  fruit  is  hard  and  inedible. 
 
  {Guinea},  or  {Sierra  Leone},  {peach},  the  large  edible  berry 
  of  the  {Sarcocephalus  esculentus},  a  rubiaceous  climbing 
  shrub  of  west  tropical  Africa. 
 
  {Palm  peach},  the  fruit  of  a  Venezuelan  palm  tree  ({Bactris 
  speciosa}). 
 
  {Peach  color},  the  pale  red  color  of  the  peach  blossom. 
 
  {Peach-tree  borer}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  larva  of  a  clearwing  moth 
  ({[AE]geria,  or  Sannina  exitiosa})  of  the  family 
  {[AE]geriid[ae]},  which  is  very  destructive  to  peach  trees 
  by  boring  in  the  wood,  usually  near  the  ground;  also  the 
  moth  itself  See  Illust.  under  {Borer}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  peach 
  n  1:  cultivated  in  temperate  regions  [syn:  {peach  tree},  {Prunus 
  persica}] 
  2:  a  very  attractive  or  seductive  looking  woman  [syn:  {smasher}, 
  {stunner},  {knockout},  {beauty},  {sweetheart},  {lulu},  {looker}, 
  {mantrap},  {dish}] 
  3:  downy  juicy  fruit  with  sweet  yellowish  or  whitish  flesh 
  4:  a  shade  of  pink  tinged  with  yellow  [syn:  {yellowish  pink},  {apricot}, 
  {salmon  pink}] 
  v  1:  divulge  information  or  secrets;  spill  the  beans;  "Be 
  careful--his  secretary  talks"  [syn:  {tattle},  {talk},  {blab}, 
  {babble},  {sing},  {babble  out},  {blab  out}] 
  2:  give  away  information  about  somebody;  "He  told  on  his 
  classmate  who  had  cheated  on  the  exam"  [syn:  {denounce},  {tell 
  on},  {betray},  {give  away},  {rat},  {grass},  {shit},  {shop}, 
  {snitch},  {stag}] 




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