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1peck/ˈpɛk/verb
peckspeckedpecking
1peck
/ˈpɛk/
verb
peckspeckedpecking
Learner's definition of PECK  
of a bird 
: to strike sharply at something with the beak
[no object]
— + at
[+ object]
   b [+ object] : to make (something) by pecking with the beak
[+ object] : to kiss (someone) lightly and quickly

peck at

[phrasal verb]
peck at (something) 
: to take small bites of (food)
— see also hunt-and-peck
2peck/ˈpɛk/noun
pluralpecks
2peck
/ˈpɛk/
noun
pluralpecks
Learner's definition of PECK  
[count]
: the act of pecking something: a quick, sharp strike with the beak
informal : a quick kiss
— compare 3peck
3pecknoun
pluralpecks
3peck
noun
pluralpecks
Learner's definition of PECK  
[count]
: a unit for measuring an amount of fruit, vegetables, or grain that is equal to about 8.8 liters in the U.S. and about 9.1 liters in the U.K.
— compare 2peck
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