The cast skipped town leaving a peck of unpaid bills.
She crossed the room and gave him a quick peck on the cheek.
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.
That's a peck of bullshit!
The imperial peck contains 554.548 cub.
He sat next to Sarah, giving her a peck on the cheek.
PECK, a dry measure of capacity, especially used for grain.
I doubt if Flying Childers ever carried a peck of corn to mill.
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."
Connor entered the room and Sarah ran to him, giving him a hug and peck on the lips.
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.
As he handed Consuelo hers, he gave her a peck on the cheek, "You are one smokin' hot Belle."
Why should they eat their sixty acres, when man is condemned to eat only his peck of dirt?
"All it's given us so far is a peck of questions," he replied.
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.
It is usual to seed a bushel and a peck of wheat to the acre.
But the story, even as told by his biographer (Peck, Desiderata Curiosa, 1.
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.
He had only kissed her once, a peck on the cheek.
Several of the rescuers, notably Professor Henry Everard Peck of Oberlin College, were arrested and were imprisoned in Cleveland for several months.
Peck.) .c.,; .
Why not throw in " Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers "?
Drying her hands, she watches the bird peck at the cracks in the paving, seeking whatever it is that starlings seek.
Themes of adultery, passion and despair displayed as stiff upper lip Stoicism with ne'er a peck on the cheek.
peck of pickled peppers "?
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.
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."
Peck.) ment taken so as to cut neither a ciliated junction nor an interlamellar junction.
Peck, " The Minute Structure of the Gills of Lamellibranch Mollusca," Quart.
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, Outer gill-plate.
avoirdupois); of length, pes (foot: = about 11R in.); of surface, jugerum (= about a acre); of measure, liquid amphora (about 5 5 gal.),, dry modius (about 1 9 - 0 - peck).
No satisfactory life of Burghley has yet appeared; some valuable anonymous notes, probably by Burghley's servant Francis Alford, were printed in Peck's Desiderata Curiesa (1732), i.
Peck's The Jacksonian Epoch (New York, 1899) is an account of national politics from 1815 to 1840, in which the antagonism of Jackson and Clay is emphasized.
She lifted her face to receive his kiss and he leaned forward, giving her a fatherly peck on the cheek - and a friendly squeeze.
discourages vermin, fresh/dry food every peck.
gull chicks peck at a red spot on their parents's bill to induce their parents to regurgitate food.
This film got several Oscars including best actor for Gregory Peck.
peck on the cheek.
Alasdair's wife, Jane, gave him a quick peck on the cheek.
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.
Dynamic young farmer James Peck set out to design a kitchen that would make a bold visual statement and stand the test of time.
Eliminates wastage, discourages vermin, fresh/dry food every peck.
2 Peck (b.
They are Mount Guyot (6636 ft.), Clingman Dome (6619 ft.), Mount Le Conte (6612 ft.), Mount Curtis (6568 ft.), Mount Safford (6535 ft.), Mount Love (6443 ft.), Mount Henry (6373(6373 ft.), Roan Mountain (6313 ft.), Luftee Knob (6232 ft.), Peck Peak (6232 ft.), Raven Knob (6230 ft.), Mount Collins (6188 ft.), Tricorner Knob (6188 ft.), Thermometer Knob (6157 ft.), Oconee Mountain (6135 ft.), and Master Knob (6013 ft.).
Themes of adultery, passion and despair displayed as stiff upper lip stoicism with ne'er a peck on the cheek.
The true star of the show is Gregory Peck 's daughter and her tomboy antics along with her brother and their friend.
Your chickens will be healthiest and thriving if you give them a space where they can scratch for bugs and peck, but you can also buy coops large enough for them to live comfortably year round.
I remember canoeing with my fiancée and it took all day to get up the nerve for a quick peck.
Four stars have been stolen from the Walk of Fame: Jimmy Stewart, Kirk Douglas, Gene Autry, and Gregory Peck.
"I find growth of the seeds certain if they are placed on clean, fresh, smooth bark in April or May, and then covered with one thickness of black muslin or lawn, so that birds do not peck them away, as they do if unprotected.
Women can choose from several options including Gregory Peck, or for a slightly angled version for women with round faces, the Sheldrake is a good choice.
For a round men's style, take a look at the Gregory Peck.
One company that was quick to catch on to the benefit of printed advertising was the sportswear manufacture, Peck and Snyder.
These pictures would be placed on the front, with an advert for Peck and Snyder sportswear products printed on the back.
If you have done this type of kiss before you know that it is something much more intimate than your regular peck on the lips.
Kiss gently and for a short time (more than a peck but less than a minute).
Sometimes a gentle peck is all a girl needs, especially on a first date.
In 1976, audiences were held in suspense by Gregory Peck and Lee Remick in the first of the Omen series of horror movies.
In 2003, she wed fellow tattoo artist Oliver Peck, however, the couple divorced in 2007.
1840) was a printer and then a journalist, founded in 1874 at La Crosse the Sun, which in 1878 he removed to Milwaukee, and was the author of many humorous sketches, notably a series of volumes of which the hero is ” Peck's Bad Boy.” 3 Lieut.-Governor; succeeded Barstow, who resigned during a contest with Bashford.
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, 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.
Peck.) f, Constituent gill-filaments.
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