Peakling vs Peaking - What's the difference?

peakling | peaking |


As an adjective peakling

is (dialectal|mississippi) sickly.

As a verb peaking is

.

As a noun peaking is

the act of something reaching a peak.

peakling

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (dialectal, Mississippi) sickly.
  • * 1930 , William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying , Library of America, 1985, p.13:
  • Jewel's eyes look like pale wood in his high-blooded face. He is a head taller than any of the rest of us, always was. I told them that's why ma always whipped him and petted him more. Because he was peakling about the house more.

    peaking

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of something reaching a peak.