He's a peaky little chap; it comes of being a poet, I think.
It is like liberty itself, after the peaky confinement of Sicily.
She might be described as pretty, but "peaky" and "spindling."
Why or wherefore I don't know, but these last days she has been as peaky as can be.
Them peaky little clams a'most puts out all my shoulder-blades, and wunna bite through a twine of gristle.