Pecked sentence example
- Reaching her hand into the next nest box, a hen pecked it hard.
- For polished stonework the material was pecked by blows, ground with other stones, and smoothed with fine material.
- They stood and looked in my eye or pecked at my shoe significantly.
- They squawked and pecked at each other as she broke a trail from the tire to the coop.
- 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).Advertisement
- 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.
- The horses were eating oats from their movable troughs and sparrows flew down and pecked the grains that fell.
- At one time he painted the picture of some fruit which was so real that the birds flew down and pecked at it.
- Pets: Tiger my deceased dog and George (also deceased) the canary who got pecked by a jealous crow.
- He was a gentle man, but I seem to remember that he was hen pecked by his wife.Advertisement
- Wooden toys tend to be safer for birds as small splinters can break off plastic toys if they are pecked too much.
- 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.