Peck

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PECK. A measure of capacity, equal to two gallons. Vide Measure.

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But the sparrow crept under the tilt of the cart, and pecked at the bung of one of the casks till she loosened it; and than all the wine ran out, without the carter seeing it.
They stood and looked in my eye or pecked at my shoe significantly.
The fowl pecked at the rabbit, and the next day was a dead hen.