Definition Of pecks

verb

(of a bird) strike or bite something with its beak.

two geese were pecking at some grain

a measure of capacity for dry goods, equal to a quarter of a bushel (8 US quarts = 8.81 liters, or 2 imperial gallons = 9.092 liters).

America is now the last major power to retain feet and gallons and bushels and pecks .

a stroke or bite by a bird with its beak.

the bird managed to give its attacker a sharp peck

food.

he wants a little more peck

Example Of pecks

  • a peck of dirt

  • A small, red chicken was pecking around in the grass, near the fence.

  • America is now the last major power to retain feet and gallons and bushels and pecks .

  • Apparently the crow pecks a small hole in the toad to get at the liver.

  • As my old Mum used to say, ‘You have to eat a peck of dirt before you die’.


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