pick

Part of speech: verb

To strike with or as with a pick or point.

Part of speech: verb

To pluck; select; cull.

Part of speech: noun

A tool with a pointed head.

Part of speech: noun

Right of selection; choice.

Part of speech: noun

A quantity picked by hand.

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Usage examples "pick":

  1. Where did you pick her up, Edna?" - "A Dear Little Girl at School", Amy E. Blanchard.
  2. Now, where did you first pick him up? - "The Orange-Yellow Diamond", J. S. Fletcher.
  3. However, I shall pick up some knowledge of the matter before long, and hope to make good use of it. - "The Three Commanders", W.H.G. Kingston.