1. Proper noun.  (given name, male) , medieval variant of Piers. Modern usage may also derive from the surname.
  2. Proper noun.  (surname, patronymic) .
  3. Verb.  (transitive) to puncture; to break through.
  4. Verb.  (transitive) to create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry.
  5. Verb.  (transitive) to break or interrupt abruptly.

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