peck

Part of speech: verb

To strike with or as with the beak.

Part of speech: noun

Pecker.

Part of speech: noun

A measure; eight quarts or one fourth of a bushel.

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Usage examples "peck":

  1. They always looked as if, instead of feet, they had a peck of onions inside them. - "'O Thou, My Austria!'", Ossip Schubin.
  2. He can peck you to death, you know. - "Verotchka's Tales", Mamin Siberiak.
  3. Longstreet, with two of his divisions, was not at Chancellorsville, but was at Suffolk opposing the Federals under Peck. - "Who Goes There?", Blackwood Ketcham Benson.