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Definition of Peck

Peck
Peck Peck, n. A quick, sharp stroke, as with the beak of a bird or a pointed instrument.
Peck
Peck Peck, n. [Perh. akin to pack; or, orig., an indefinite quantity, and fr. peck, v. (below): cf. also F. picotin a peak.] 1. The fourth part of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts; as, a peck of wheat. ``A peck of provender.' --Shak. 2. A great deal; a large or excessive quantity. ``A peck of uncertainties and doubts.' --Milton.
Peck
Peck Peck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pecked; p. pr. & vb. n. Pecking.] [See Pick, v.] 1. To strike with the beak; to thrust the beak into; as, a bird pecks a tree. 2. Hence: To strike, pick, thrust against, or dig into, with a pointed instrument; especially, to strike, pick, etc., with repeated quick movements. 3. To seize and pick up with the beak, or as with the beak; to bite; to eat; -- often with up. --Addison. This fellow pecks up wit as pigeons peas. --Shak. 4. To make, by striking with the beak or a pointed instrument; as, to peck a hole in a tree.
Peck
Peck Peck, v. i. 1. To make strokes with the beak, or with a pointed instrument. --Carew. 2. To pick up food with the beak; hence, to eat. [The hen] went pecking by his side. --Dryden. To peck at, to attack with petty and repeated blows; to carp at; to nag; to tease.

Meaning of Peck from wikipedia

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