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Definition of Peter

Peter

  1. A common baptismal name for a man. The name of one of the apostles,
  2. To become exhausted; to run out; to fail; -- used generally with out; as, that mine has petered out.

Peter Quotations

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
George Bernard Shaw

The unworthy successor of Peter who desires to benefit from the immeasurable wealth of Christ feels the great need of your assistance, your prayers, your sacrifice, and he most humbly asks this of you.
Pope John Paul II

Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter, Thomas, and so forth.
Jonathan Swift

And as far as actors go, Peter Sellers is my all-time favorite.
Demetri Martin

Peter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock'n'roll.
Sting
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Peter Translations

peter in Dutch is piemel, plassertje, plasser

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