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- v. Present participle of peck.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as place-brick.
- n. plural Pieces pecked or knocked off.
- n. The sport of throwing pebbles at birds to bring them down.
- n. They crossed a road soon afterwards, and there close to them lay a heap of charming pebbles. “Look here,” shouted East, “here's luck! I've been longing for some good honest pecking this half-hour. Let's fill the bags, and have no more of this foozling bird's-nesting.”
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