To look intently and fixedly
One that is very similar to another in rank or position
Technology allowed us to peer deeper into the mysteries of the miniscule.
"Wow. It's not quite what I remember," she said, leaning away from him to peer at the ground.
She yanked the wardrobe open and turned to peer over her shoulder.
He was a member of parliament in 1774 and 1775; in 1776 he became a peer as Baron Osborne, and in 1777 lord chamberlain of the queen's household.
In 1641 he recovered his liberty on the demand of the House of Lords, who maintained that as a peer he was entitled to be summoned to parliament.