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hunt and peck

a slow and inefficient method of typing by looking for each key separately before striking it: used by untrained typists.
Compare touch system.
Origin of hunt and peck
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It will is hunt and peck on the typewriter in terms of taking a patient.
  • Certainly more seats open later, but it's still an incredible hunt and peck exercise.
  • Commercial chicken operations are a far cry from backyard birds that hunt and peck.

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