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    Synonyms and Definitions

    Use "peck" in a sentence

    peck example sentences

    pecks


    pecked


    peck


    pecking


    1. Mohammed comes around to John’s side of the limo, pecks on the window


    2. gives them, besides, two pecks of oatmeal a-week, worth about sixteen pence sterling


    3. Two shillings, therefore, was the price of two bushels and near two pecks of wheat, which in the present times, at three shillings and sixpence the bushel, would be worth eight shillings and ninepence


    4. But fourteen-pence was in those times the price of a bushel and near two pecks of wheat; which in the present times, at three and sixpence the bushel, would cost five shillings and threepence


    5. I'm tired to death and I don't believe the rooms will look much better than before we started-- though I shook out pecks of dust in the graveyard


    6. The Pecks live in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia where they continue to write


    7. More than thirty gulls descended on the small group of little monsters, giving them strong pecks with their beaks


    8. Howard?” I laughed playing with the little bit of chest hair that was on his hard as rock pecks and abs


    9. They started with small pecks at first and before long they were rapidly probing each others mouths with their tongues


    10. She wondered if these little pecks would ever stop thrilling her










    1. She approached, quacked and pecked at the boots of


    2. They squawked and pecked at each other as she broke a trail from the tire to the coop


    3. ” He reached in for another hen, which was waiting in ambush, and pecked at his hand until she, too, was encouraged to give up her ground and leave


    4. When I stepped back and became more of an observer than a participant, when I watched my cousins interact with those chickens in the same ways that I did when I was younger, it was quite clear to see just how important those chickens truly were (even if they did smell like poop and pecked at my hands whenever I’d pick one up to hold it)


    5. Birds pecked at the corpses, but they recognised the men by the clothes they wore


    6. pecked thrice on his head


    7. “I know”, Levi stated as he pecked my nose


    8. The turkey pecked at a lump of dung and found that it actually gave him enough strength to reach the first branch of the tree


    9. Loose sand grains, that had taken flight in the breeze, pecked at his cheek causing his eye to squint


    10. Loose sand grains, that had taken flight in the breeze, pecked at


















































































    1. Helen Roach put her arm around her husband’s waist and gave him a peck on the cheek


    2. “You are nothing less than a vision my love,” and gave her a peck on the cheek


    3. Finding my first seed did not grow, which I easily imagined was by the drought, I sought for a moister piece of ground to make another trial in, and I dug up a piece of ground near my new bower, and sowed the rest of my seed in February, a little before the vernal equinox; and this having the rainy months of March and April to water it, sprung up very pleasantly, and yielded a very good crop; but having part of the seed left only, and not daring to sow all that I had, I had but a small quantity at last, my whole crop not amounting to above half a peck of each kind


    4. her a grateful peck on the cheek, I went to have a look


    5. Three sestertii equal to about sixpence sterling, was the price which the republic paid for the modius or peck of the tithe wheat of Sicily


    6. When the Romans, therefore, had occasion to order more corn than the tithe of wheat amounted to, they were bound by capitulation to pay for the surplus at the rate of four sestertii, or eightpence sterling the peck; and this had probably been reckoned the moderate and reasonable, that is, the ordinary or average contract price of those times; it is equal to about one-and-twenty shillings the quarter


    7. A goodbye kiss is a peck on the cheek or a chaste one on the lips! I told you it was all or nothing, because it would be too complicated to be halfway


    8. From little things he said and did, it was clear to her that he wanted the physical side of their relationship to move to a higher level – beyond holding hands and a peck on the cheek


    9. He had obviously meant that he wanted more than merely holding hands and a peck on the cheek


    10. And she quickly, shyly, delivered a peck on his bristly cheek


















































































    1. What matter were those figments of some computer’s imagination, puffing about their silly tribal pecking orders when he was standing on a world which had outgrown such savagery thousands of years in the past?


    2. Why had she left? What was the sense in this? So many questions flying about in his head, then pecking away at him like a flock of trapped, panicking birds


    3. I imagine that some of my first nightmares were about those shrieking hens pecking and biting off my little sausage fingers as I tried to gather eggs for breakfast (this may or may not, also, be why I slept with a pocket knife underneath my pillow for the majority of my youth — to keep those psycho chickens from making num-nums out of my nose pickers)


    4. I was too afraid of those pecking hens and the pain of their sharp beaks


    5. With her eyes wide from my quick offensive, she tried to counter attack, pecking at me wildly


    6. He was quick, clawing and pecking at my shins


    7. Tearing free of the talons, the robin attacked the crow, pecking at its eyes with such ferocity that the crow cawed in terror, frightening the crows in the nearby rookery, so that they all took off as one, turning the sky turned black


    8. He’d never used a credcom before, but soon worked out how to turn it on, his dirty fingers pecking at the screen


    9. “Women still have the nesting instinct, and men and children still have the pecking order


    10. Animals have a pecking order, but only a basic, instinctive ego


















































































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    Synonyms for "peck"

    peck batch deal flock good deal great deal hatful heap lot mass mess mickle mint mountain muckle passel pile plenty pot quite a little raft sight slew spate stack tidy sum wad hen-peck nag peck at pick at pick up beak pick smack load bushel barrel quantity rap tap pinch blow knock thump poke depression dent dimple dint chip nick mark nip pat kiss strike

    "peck" definitions

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent


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


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


    hit lightly with a picking motion


    eat by pecking at, like a bird


    kiss lightly


    eat like a bird


    bother persistently with trivial complaints