Peach meaning

pēch
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To inform on someone; turn informer.
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(slang) Any person or thing that is very good or is well liked.
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To inform against.
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(informal) A particularly admirable or pleasing person or thing.
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Its fruit.
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The orange-yellow or pinkish-yellow color of this fruit.
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(slang) To give evidence against another; turn informer.
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A small prunus tree (Prunus persica) with lance-shaped leaves, pink flowers, and round, juicy, orange-yellow or pinkish-yellow fruit having a fuzzy skin and a single, rough pit.
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(obs.) To name in an indictment; impeach.
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A light moderate to strong yellowish pink to light orange.
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(US, informal) A native or resident of Georgia in the United States.
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Origin of peach

  • Middle English pechen from apechen to accuse (probably from Anglo-Norman anpecher) (from Late Latin impedicāre to entangle impeach) and from empechen to accuse impeach

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English peche from Old French a peach from Latin persica peach tree from Greek persikē from feminine of Persikos Persian perse

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition