Peters


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Pe·ters

(pā'tĕrz),
Hubert, Austrian obstetrician, 1859-1934. See: Peters ovum.

Pe·ters

(pā'tĕrz),
Albert, German physician, 1862-1938. See: Peters anomaly.
References in classic literature ?
After he had shown us his garden, Peter trundled a load of watermelons up the hill in his wheelbarrow.
McGREGOR came up with a sieve, which he intended to pop upon the top of Peter; but Peter wriggled out just in time, leaving his jacket behind him.
John Brown and Peter Goldthwaite had been jointly known to the commercial world between twenty and thirty years before, under the firm of Goldthwaite & Brown; which co-partnership, however, was speedily dissolved by the natural incongruity of its constituent parts.
Not willingly would I inflict,' Said Peter, 'on that noble heart One needless pang.
Holmes, you would go far before you found a more dangerous man than Peter Carey, and I have heard that he bore the same character when he commanded his ship.
A shudder passed through Peter, and he sat on the floor and cried.
In this story of Peter Pan, for instance, the bald narrative and most of the moral reflections are mine, though not all, for this boy can be a stern moralist, but the interesting bits about the ways and customs of babies in the bird-stage are mostly reminiscences of David's, recalled by pressing his hands to his temples and thinking hard.
Still Peter of Colfax hesitated, he feared this might be a ruse of Leicester's to catch him in some trap.
The silent and surly Peter brightens under the expression of the Master's confidence in him, as the guide brightened under the influence of the Master s caressing touch.
I think it would be great fun," said Peter decidedly.
Peter Winn, SIR: I send you respectfully by express a pigeon worth good money.
He believed that his approach had been noted, because, framed in the doorway, without his tall hat, Peter Ivanovitch seemed to be waiting for his approach.