Peck

9 Definitions of Peck

The meaning of the word peck, the definition of Peck:

n. - The fourth part of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts; as, a peck of wheat.

n. - A great deal; a large or excessive quantity.

n. - A quick, sharp stroke, as with the beak of a bird or a pointed instrument.

v. - To strike with the beak; to thrust the beak into; as, a bird pecks a tree.

v. - Hence: To strike, pick, thrust against, or dig into, with a pointed instrument; especially, to strike, pick, etc., with repeated quick movements.

v. - To seize and pick up with the beak, or as with the beak; to bite; to eat; -- often with up.

v. - To make, by striking with the beak or a pointed instrument; as, to peck a hole in a tree.

v. i. - To make strokes with the beak, or with a pointed instrument.

v. i. - To pick up food with the beak; hence, to eat.


The word "peck" uses 4 letters: C E K P

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s - pecks speck   y - pecky  

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cep kc kep pe pec

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