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peck

Definitions


[pɛk], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (of a bird) strike or bite something with its beak
(e.g: two geese were pecking at some grain)


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English: of unknown origin; compare with Middle Low German pekken ‘peck (with the beak)’


[pɛk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a stroke or bite by a bird with its beak
(e.g: the bird managed to give its attacker a sharp peck)

- food
(e.g: he wants a little more peck)


Phrases:

Origin:


[pɛk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a measure of capacity for dry goods, equal to a quarter of a bushel (2 imperial gallons = 9.092 litres, or 8 US quarts = 8.81 l).


Phrases:

Origin:
Middle English (used especially as a measure of oats for horses): from Anglo-Norman French pek, of unknown origin


[pɛk], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (of a horse) pitch forward or stumble as a result of striking the ground with the front rather than the flat of the hoof
(e.g: her father's horse had pecked slightly on landing)


Phrases:

Origin:
variant of obsolete pick ‘fix (something pointed) in the ground’




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