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Etymology

Etymology uncertain. Possibly from Old French panne, pene, (whence Modern French panne "peen"); possibly from a Scandinavian source, cf. dialectal Norwegian penn "peen" or Danish pind "peg".

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
peen

Plural
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  1. The end of the head of a hammer opposite the main hammering end.

Verb

Infinitive
to peen

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to peen (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To flatten the end of something, especially a rivet, by striking it with a hammer.

Derived terms

See also


Dutch

Noun

peen (plural penen, diminutive peentje, plural diminutive peentjes)

  1. carrot (orange root vegetable)

Synonyms


Finnish

Noun

peen

  1. Genitive singular form of pee.

Spanish

Verb

peen (infinitive: peer)

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of peer.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of peer.

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