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Pevʹeril of the Peak

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Sir Geoffrey the Cavalier, and Lady Margaret his wife; Julian Peveril, their son, in love with Alice Bridgenorth, daughter of Major Bridgenorth, a Roundhead; and William Peveril, natural son of William the Conqueror, ancestor of Sir Geoffrey. (Sir Walter Scott: Peveril of the Peak.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Petrified
Petrobrussians or Petrobrusians
Petronel
Petruchio
Petticoat
Petticoat Government
Petticoat and Gown
Petto
Petty Cury (Cambridge)
Peutingerian Map
Peveril of the Peak
Pewter
Phædria [wantonness]
Phaeton
Phalanx
Phalaris
Phaleg
Phantom Ship
Phaon
Pharamond
Pharaoh