from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person or machine that picks cherries.
  • noun A maneuverable vertical boom with an open bucket or cage at the end from which a worker can perform aerial work such as pruning trees or repairing electrical lines.
  • noun A vehicle equipped with such a boom.
  • noun A person who cherry-picks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A piece of equipment consisting of a large basket at the end of an extensible boom, often mounted on a truck body, and used by workers to reach inaccessible places such as power lines and tall trees.
  • noun A person or group that picks the best for themselves.


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