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      n  
1    a small rosaceous tree, Prunus persica, with pink flowers and rounded edible fruit: cultivated in temperate regions  
   See also       nectarine       1  
2    the soft juicy fruit of this tree, which has a downy reddish-yellow skin, yellowish-orange sweet flesh, and a single stone  
   See also       nectarine       2  
3   
a    a pinkish-yellow to orange colour  
b    (as adj)  
a peach dress     
4    Informal   a person or thing that is especially pleasing  
     (C14 peche, from Old French, from Medieval Latin persica, from Latin Persicum malum Persian apple)  
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peach          [2]  
      vb   intr except in obsolete uses  
Slang   to inform against an accomplice  
     (C15: variant of earlier apeche, from French, from Late Latin impedicare to entangle; see impeach)  
  peacher      n  

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peach n.
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name

Additional comments:

elke:

peachy (everything's just peachy) = everything is just fine, really good

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