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  • And yet she was subjected relentlessly to a phenomenon that has come to be called becking: To be "becked" is to be held up as such an evil and destructive person that someone, somewhere, will interpret it as a call to eliminate that problem through violence.

    The Seattle Times

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  • Perhaps some offensive remark I bad made that evening had. penetrated the alcoholic fog, for he sat scowling at the head of the table while Mme. Desprez, the wife of a public-relations officer, and Captain Duparc of the Press Liaison Service nodded and becked.

    The Quiet American

  • And therefore if a man have a lean and straight face, a Marquess Otton's cut will make it broad and large; if it be platter-like, a long, slender beard will make it seem the narrower; if he be weasel-becked, then much hair left on the cheeks will make the owner look big like a bowdled hen, and as grim as a goose, if Cornells of Chelmersford say true.

    Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)

  • The green plains becked, the murmuring streams sang until the heart of

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 1, January 1916

  • Over the young man's shoulder the stars becked and nodded to Bennett through the blindless window.

    The Ghost Ship

  • She was the more unapproachable in that she wore her Sunday silks and a heavy black bonnet with shiny rattling globes of some dark metal that nodded and becked and bowed like live things.

    Jeremy

  • And therefore if a man have a lean and straight face, a Marquess Otton’s cut will make it broad and large; if it be platter-like, a long, slender beard will make it seem the narrower; if he be weasel-becked, then much hair left on the cheeks will make the owner look big like a bowdled hen, and as grim as a goose, if Cornelis of Chelmersford say true.

    Of Our Apparel and Attire. Chapter VII. [1577, Book III., Chapter 2; 1587, Book II., Chapter 7

  • Countless flags dipped and circled, crimson bonnets gleamed everywhere, and great bunches of swaying chrysanthemums nodded and becked to each other.

    The Half-Back

  • Rollin Trapu, soit Triboulet, soit Catin Cul de Bois, or what not, was becked for asking here, and lay two months in Starabin. '

    The Cloister and the Hearth

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