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  • n  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  • n  a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons
  • n  a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
  • v  hit lightly with a picking motion
  • v  eat by pecking at, like a bird
  • v  kiss lightly
  • v  eat like a bird
  • v  bother persistently with trivial complaints

  • A hidden gem, this little app allows you to circumvent the iPhone's standard hunt-and-peck fingertip typing a major iPhone-user gripe when you're composing an e-mail message.
News & Articles

  • NASCAR's Todd Peck to be at Amelia's Saturday
    NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Todd Peck will take part in Amelia's Grocery Outlet customer appreciation day festivities from 11 a.
    June 12, 2013 - The Evening Sun
  • 'Red Dawn' Star Josh Peck in Talks to Join Al Pacino in 'Imagine' (Exclusive)
    By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES ( - "Red Dawn" star Josh Peck is in talks to join Al Pacino in Dan Fogelman's directorial debut "Imagine," TheWrap has learned. Based on a true story, "Imagine" finds Pacino playing an aging musician who is prompted by an old letter from John Lennon to give up his rockstar lifestyle and reconnect with the son (Bobby Cannavale) he has never met. The all ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • A Season of Ups and Downs: Justin Peck Has Earned His Place Out in Front
    Robert Fairchild in Justin Peck’s 'In Creases.' (Photo by Paul Kolnik/City Ballet) City Ballet’s schizophrenic spring season has packed up its wares and gone away, leaving some of us (well, me) exhilarated, bewildered, and depressed. Maybe we’re the ones who are schizophrenic. The idea, which dominated the repertory almost until the end, was to revive the American Music Festival of 1988—an odd ...
    June 11, 2013 - The New York Observer

  • Terry Francona in ESPN
    It looked like almost the game was decided in the first inning,manager Terry Francona said. "He loads the bases and throws a cutter to Barrett for the single, then stops them flat right there and let us peck away. That was a well-pitched...
  • Alan Simpson in Forbes
    Most voters "cannot understand how grown people peck away with each other and make nasty remarks" when important issues are at stake, Simpson said.
  • Sydney Pollack in
    I've watched both Gregory Peck and Lauren Bacall my whole life,Pollack said. "I remember watching her movies as a kid, going back to 'The Big Sleep' or 'Key Largo' or 'Young Man With a Horn' -- which also starred Kirk Douglas -- it was an...

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