Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The only record was made by his supervisor, identified as Piet

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It was a rather pathetic sight to see those two beautiful animals awaiting destruction at the fangs of the dogs, and, moved suddenly by a sense of pity, I pressed my heels to Prince's flanks, and, calling Piet to follow, rode forward into the open.

    Through Veld and Forest An African Story

  • It's a surreal coup de musique that starts Le Grand Macabre on its absurdist journey, in which you meet a perennially pissed antihero called Piet the Pot, a sado - masochistic astronomer, a pair of sex - obsessed lovers, a layabout prince, and a couple of preening, pernicious politicians.

    Music news, reviews, comment and features | guardian.co.uk

  • I'd even say that kids love "Piet" (and his candy and crazy antics) more than they love the old man (with his old ways and judgemental book).

    Christmas in July: Going Dutch

  • The leader of the "Orde van die Boerevolk", Piet "Skiet" Rudolph told Sapa on Thursday he had sent an open letter Mr Mandela in reaction to the ANC leader's statement on Saturday that the rightwing's threats of violence would be met with unlimited violence from the ANC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "Piet," I called, "come hither and open for me the bale containing the handkerchiefs and printed calico; also find for me the pliers and the brass chain."

    Through Veld and Forest An African Story

  • "Piet," said Rolf, "what's up with you, boy, you're not that old yet."

    Books news, reviews and author interviews | guardian.co.uk

  • Although drawing from her personal experiences, works such as Pietˆ and Persephone express a mother’s mourning and despair in universal terms.

    Art in the United States.

  • "Piet," she said gravely, "it's not as bad as that.

    Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby

  • "Piet," said he, speaking in great haste, "quick, mine poy! chump into your saddle, and ride out to the north till you meet mine bruder and

    The Giraffe Hunters

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.