A Peer - Oxford English Dictionary definition.
1 A nobleman.
2 A man who holds a peerage by descent or appointment.
A Peer - Nu-Labour definition.
1 A man elevated to the peerage by his Nu-Labour cronies.
2 A man who a-peers to threaten parliament with an army of 10,000 Muslims.
3 A man jailed for 12 weeks for 'texting whilst driving' who is then released after 16 days because the sentence is affecting his community work.
4 A man who exchanges five text messages during a 17 mile journey at 60 miles per hour on a darkened stretch of the M1, subsequently killing a man in a an accident that he 'could do little or nothing to avoid', but who is not charged with 'causing death by dangerous driving' because he had stopped texting a full two minutes before the accident. More than sufficient time, it a-peers, to collect his thoughts and concentrate on his driving.
5 A man who has not yet expressed public remorse for the death of Martin Gombar.
6 A man whose criminal record will be expunged so that he can remain within the honourable tradition of the Labour Party.
Further definitions accepted.