beck

Part of speech: verb

To beckon.

Part of speech: noun

A nod or other sign of wish or command.

Part of speech: noun

A small brook, or the valley in which it runs.

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Usage examples "beck":

  1. A gill may contain only a few drops of water, or none at all, and still preserve its self- respect, but not so a beck. - "Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England", W. P. Haskett Smith.
  2. Attentive to your look, your smile, your beck, I watch and wait to fall upon your neck. - "Black Beetles in Amber", Ambrose Bierce.
  3. With a wink and a beck to each other, the bigger girls got up and went away. - "The Getting of Wisdom", Henry Handel Richardson.