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Pecked Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Peck \Peck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pecked; p. pr. & vb. n. Pecking.] [See Pick, v.]
  1. To strike with the beak; to thrust the beak into; as, a bird pecks a tree.
  2. Hence: To strike, pick, thrust against, or dig into, with a pointed instrument; especially, to strike, pick, etc., with repeated quick movements.
  3. To seize and pick up with the beak, or as with the beak; to bite; to eat; -- often with up. --Addison. This fellow pecks up wit as pigeons peas. --Shak.
  4. To make, by striking with the beak or a pointed instrument; as, to peck a hole in a tree.

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  • Jewel thief's kiss for victim leads to clear DNA fingerprint – and arrest
    French police catch robber after taking swab from pecked cheek of gagged Paris store owner, then finding DNA database match A jewel thief who sealed his crime with a kiss was caught after detectives analysed the DNA on his victim's cheek. A forensic science team that came to the scene swabbed the woman's cheek to isolate the genetic profile. The robber and Read more on this news related to 'Pecked'
  • Parrot put on Prozac after being left in garage for three years for repeating name of owner's dead wife
    Roy, a 26-year-old Congo African Grey, was driven to near-insanity and pecked off all his feathers while locked up in a dog cage with little food or water in the garage of a southern England home. Read more on this news related to 'Pecked'

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