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Overview of noun peck

The noun peck has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

((often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money")

2. peck

(a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons)

3. peck

(a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches)

Overview of verb peck

The verb peck has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) peck, pick, beak

(hit lightly with a picking motion)

2. (1) peck, pick up

(eat by pecking at, like a bird)

3. smack, peck

(kiss lightly)

4. pick at, peck at, peck

(eat like a bird; "The anorexic girl just picks at her food")

5. nag, peck, hen-peck

(bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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