peck shows us a new world emerging from the catastrophe of 2008, a new world that most Americans will find harsher than the old.
Leo, however, seemed less jazzed about the hardware in her hand than the peck she received from presenter Jeremy Irons.
Digital birds that peck you to pieces, a disabled graffiti master who works by brainwaves.
Sorry, Sully, but peck, who attended San Diego State, should bring your alma mater North Colorado crashing down.
“Normally we might see a project like this take twice as long,” peck says.
This was peck's opportunity, and with a slash of the hunting-knife he released his hands.
In every square, a thrush stretching out its neck to peck a currant.
The flood of invective which had been accumulating in Mr. peck's system all the afternoon now broke its bounds.
He ran up to the barn and came back with a peck measure of corn.
One was so devoted to her eggs that she would run up and peck at my fingers and run over my hand as I extended it toward the nest.
late 13c., "dry measure of one-quarter bushel," of unknown origin; perhaps connected with Old French pek, picot (13c.), also of unknown origin (Barnhart says these were borrowed from English). Chiefly of oats for horses; original sense may be "allowance" rather than a fixed measure, thus perhaps from peck (v.).
"act of pecking," 1610s, from peck (v.). It is attested earlier in thieves' slang (1560s) with a sense of "food, grub."