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"Your brother is gettin' to be the peaky one, nowadays," went on Mrs. Gates, with her placid frankness.
THE HALLOWELL PARTNERSHIPKATHARINE HOLLAND BROWN
I thought there was something wrong about you when you came in; you had a peaky, under-fed look.
She might be described as pretty, but "peaky" and "spindling."
THE SOUL OF SUSAN YELLAMHORACE ANNESLEY VACHELL
Why or wherefore I don't know, but these last days she has been as peaky as can be.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
There are peaky, dark mountains beyond this—just as across the vast bay are gloomy hills.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
He's a peaky little chap; it comes of being a poet, I think.
Them peaky little clams a'most puts out all my shoulder-blades, and wunna bite through a twine of gristle.
MARY ANERLEYR. D. BLACKMORE
It is like liberty itself, after the peaky confinement of Sicily.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
The Norwegian Nis was like a strong-shouldered child, in a coat and peaky cap, who carried a pretty blue light at night.
BROWNIES AND BOGLESLOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY
His features were peaky and sallow, and his little pointed beard was thready and ill-nourished.
MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMESSIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

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