Definitions of pick

The word "pick" uses 4 letters: cikp.

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v. - To throw; to pitch. 2

v. - To peck at, as a bird with its beak; to strike at with anything pointed; to act upon with a pointed instrument; to pierce; to prick, as with a pin. 2

v. - To separate or open by means of a sharp point or points; as, to pick matted wool, cotton, oakum, etc. 2

v. - To open (a lock) as by a wire. 2

v. - To pull apart or away, especially with the fingers; to pluck; to gather, as fruit from a tree, flowers from the stalk, feathers from a fowl, etc. 2

v. - To remove something from with a pointed instrument, with the fingers, or with the teeth; as, to pick the teeth; to pick a bone; to pick a goose; to pick a pocket. 2

v. - To choose; to select; to separate as choice or desirable; to cull; as, to pick one's company; to pick one's way; -- often with out. 2

v. - To take up; esp., to gather from here and there; to collect; to bring together; as, to pick rags; -- often with up; as, to pick up a ball or stones; to pick up information. 2

v. - To trim. 2

v. i. - To eat slowly, sparingly, or by morsels; to nibble. 2

v. i. - To do anything nicely or carefully, or by attending to small things; to select something with care. 2

v. i. - To steal; to pilfer. 2

n. - A sharp-pointed tool for picking; -- often used in composition; as, a toothpick; a picklock. 2

n. - A heavy iron tool, curved and sometimes pointed at both ends, wielded by means of a wooden handle inserted in the middle, -- used by quarrymen, roadmakers, etc.; also, a pointed hammer used for dressing millstones. 2

n. - A pike or spike; the sharp point fixed in the center of a buckler. 2

n. - Choice; right of selection; as, to have one's pick. 2

n. - That which would be picked or chosen first; the best; as, the pick of the flock. 2

n. - A particle of ink or paper imbedded in the hollow of a letter, filling up its face, and occasioning a spot on a printed sheet. 2

n. - That which is picked in, as with a pointed pencil, to correct an unevenness in a picture. 2

n. - The blow which drives the shuttle, -- the rate of speed of a loom being reckoned as so many picks per minute; hence, in describing the fineness of a fabric, a weft thread; as, so many picks to an inch. 2

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