peen

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from a North Germanic source, compare dialectal Norwegian penn(peen), Danish pind(peg), German Pinne(the peen of a hammer), Old Swedish pæna(to pound iron with a hammer).

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Pronunciation[edit]

a ball-peen hammer

Noun[edit]

peen ‎(plural peens)

  1. The (often spherical) end of the head of a hammer opposite the main hammering end.

Verb[edit]

peen ‎(third-person singular simple present peens, present participle peening, simple past and past participle peened)

  1. To shape metal by striking it, especially with a peen.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From penis by shortening.

Noun[edit]

peen ‎(plural peens)

  1. (slang) Penis.
    • 2009, Danny Evans, Rage Against the Meshugenah: Why it Takes Balls to Go Nuts, New American Library (2009), ISBN 9780451227119, unnumbered page:
      With all due respect (and that may be very little), the real truth is that being a dad is sometimes an imposition of pain far worse than any up-the-peen catheter could ever deliver.
    • 2010, Andrea Lavinthal & Jessica Rozler, Your So-Called Life: A Guide to Boys, Body Issues, and Other Big-Girl Drama You Thought You Would Have Figured Out By Now, Harper (2010), ISBN 9780061938382, page 32:
      Where to touch a man that will drive him wild every time (Hint: It's probably his peen.)
    • 2012, Fanny Merkin & Andrew Shaffer, Fifty Shames of Earl Grey: A Parody, Da Capo Press (2012), ISBN 9780306821998, page 49:
      It's so quiet you could hear a peen go soft.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:peen.
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Noun[edit]

peen f, m ‎(plural penen, diminutive peentje n)

  1. carrot (orange root vegetable)

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *peeni. Cognate with Finnish pieni.

Adjective[edit]

peen ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. fine (of small pieces, small size)
  2. fine (of good quality)

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

peen

  1. Genitive singular form of pee.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

peen

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of peer.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of peer.