Pecked sentence example

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  • Reaching her hand into the next nest box, a hen pecked it hard.

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  • They stood and looked in my eye or pecked at my shoe significantly.

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  • For polished stonework the material was pecked by blows, ground with other stones, and smoothed with fine material.

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

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  • In many cases it appears that only the brilliantly coloured tentacle is pecked off by the bird, and as the snail can easily regenerate a new one, this in turn becomes infected by a fresh branch of the sporocyst ramifying through the snail and thus a new supply of larvae is speedily provided (Heckert).

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  • They were so familiar that at length one alighted on an armful of wood which I was carrying in, and pecked at the sticks without fear.

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  • The horses were eating oats from their movable troughs and sparrows flew down and pecked the grains that fell.

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  • He was a gentle man, but I seem to remember that he was hen pecked by his wife.

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  • At one time he painted the picture of some fruit which was so real that the birds flew down and pecked at it.

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  • The dressed stones for great buildings were pecked out of the ledges, and broken off with levers in pieces much too large for their needs.

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  • Wooden toys tend to be safer for birds as small splinters can break off plastic toys if they are pecked too much.

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