She crossed the room and gave him a quick peck on the cheek.
The cast skipped town leaving a peck of unpaid bills.
Picoter, to peck, of a bird, and this would identify the word with "peck," a variant of "pick," a tap or stroke of the beak, especially used of the action of a bird in picking up grain or other food.
Several of the rescuers, notably Professor Henry Everard Peck of Oberlin College, were arrested and were imprisoned in Cleveland for several months.
Among the principal buildings and institutions are the Congregational Church, organized in 1660; the Norwich Free Academy (1856) and its Slater Memorial Hall, in which are the Peck Library and an Art Museum, and the Converse Art Annex and Art Collection; the Otis Public Library (1848); the William W.
Peck.) .c.,; .
"All it's given us so far is a peck of questions," he replied.
He assumed it was Fred, with a tray of food and a peck of good intentions, but just now, even his stepfather was not a welcome visitor.
He sat next to Sarah, giving her a peck on the cheek.
As he handed Consuelo hers, he gave her a peck on the cheek, "You are one smokin' hot Belle."
He had only kissed her once, a peck on the cheek.
Peck.) ment taken so as to cut neither a ciliated junction nor an interlamellar junction.
Peck.) A, Outer gill-plate.
Peck, " The Minute Structure of the Gills of Lamellibranch Mollusca," Quart.
Connor entered the room and Sarah ran to him, giving him a hug and peck on the lips.
The Piegans, with small remnants of a few other tribes, numbering (1900) about 2060, occupy the Blackfeet reservation in the north-west of Teton county, the Crows, numbering 1857, occupy the Crow reservation in the south central part of the state; the Salish, with small remnants of the Pend Oreille, the Spokan, the Lower Kalispell and the Kutenai, numbering 1837, occupy the Flathead reservation in the north of Missoula and the south of Flathead county; Assiniboins and others of Sioux stock, numbering about 1793, occupy Fort Peck reservation in the south-east of Valley county: Atsina and Assiniboins, numbering about 1429, occupy Fort Belknap reservation in the east of Chouteau county; and the Northern Cheyennes, numbering about 1357, occupy Northern Cheyenne reservation in the south-east of Rosebud county.
PECK, a dry measure of capacity, especially used for grain.
The imperial peck contains 554.548 cub.
But the story, even as told by his biographer (Peck, Desiderata Curiosa, 1.
Dry measures of bushel, half-bushel, peck, gallon, quart, pint, half-pint.
Peck (6 Cranch 87) that such a rescindment as that in the new state constitution was illegal, on the ground that a state cannot pass a law impairing the obligation of contracts; and at an expense of more than four millions of dollars the Federal government ultimately extinguished all claims to the lands.
Peck, led an unsuccessful movement to increase the number of Supreme Court judges and to relieve them of their circuit duties, and succeeded in defeating an attempt to repeal the twenty-fifth section of the Judiciary Act of 1789, which gave the Supreme Court appellate jurisdiction by writ of error to the state courts in cases where federal laws and treaties are in question.
The Germans, usually Republicans, roused for the defence of their schools, voted the Democratic state ticket at the next state election (1890), with the result that George Wilbur Peck, 2 the Democratic nominee, was chosen governor by 30,000 plurality.
Why should they eat their sixty acres, when man is condemned to eat only his peck of dirt?
I doubt if Flying Childers ever carried a peck of corn to mill.
I had in my cellar a firkin of potatoes, about two quarts of peas with the weevil in them, and on my shelf a little rice, a jug of molasses, and of rye and Indian meal a peck each.
As a poet he is gracefully commonplace, and the only lines by Paulding which survive in popular memory are the familiar "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers: Where is the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked ?"
Peck.) f, Constituent gill-filaments.
It is usual to seed a bushel and a peck of wheat to the acre.
That's a peck of bullshit!
The sense-development in this case is very obscure, and the name of the measure is found much earlier than "peck" as a variant form of "pick."
In the winter he had a fire by which at noon he warmed his coffee in a kettle; and as he sat on a log to eat his dinner the chickadees would sometimes come round and alight on his arm and peck at the potato in his fingers; and he said that he "liked to have the little fellers about him."