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Verb
To strike or pick up with the beak
“The hens also have helped control scorpions - they peck off the stinger and then work on the rest.”
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To take small bites or nibbles at or out of
“Don't peck at your food, eat a whole mouthful.”
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To kiss briefly
“I take a deep breath and lean forward, standing on my tiptoes to peck him lightly on the mouth.”
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To strike or pierce with the beak or bill (of a bird) or similar instrument
Verb
To touch with the lips or press the lips against, usually as a sign of affection
Verb
Bite or pinch sharply
Verb
Light touch
Verb
To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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Noun
A significant or considerable amount
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Noun
A small or light kiss
“She then gave him a quick peck on the cheek as she said goodbye.”
Noun
An act of striking, typically with a beak
“He was being viciously attacked by a shrieking mob of common terns, who rose angrily above him and took turns to swoop to give an angry peck to the pate of his exposed head.”
Noun
An act or instance of nibbling
Noun
An abundant supply
Noun
A small amount of something
Noun
A sequence of repeated light blows, or the sound created by this
Noun
A wound inflicted by an animal, insect, or spider
Adjective
Innumerable or incalculable
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