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peephole

[peep-hohl] /ˈpipˌhoʊl/
noun
1.
a small hole or opening through which to peep or look, as in a door.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; peep1 + hole
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peephole

/ˈpiːpˌhəʊl/
noun
1.
a small aperture, such as one in the door of a flat for observing callers before opening
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Word Origin and History for peep-hole
n.

1680s, from peep (v.1) + hole (n.).

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