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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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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.
And as the carter went on with the other two horses, she again crept under the tilt of the cart, and pecked out the bung of the second cask, so that all the wine ran out.
She pecked on his nose, which by now, what of previous adventures was sore.
"Hold your tongue, you disrespectful old bird!" cried Polly, tumbling off the chair with a bounce, and running to peck the
The exhibit includes 15 original Peck paintings from 1825 to 1848, displayed together in the Peck Homestead he built in Lombard in 1839.
Peck handles all aspects of marital and family law, including adoptions, divorce, dependency matters, paternity, interstate jurisdictional issues, as well as unique laws pertaining to children of tribal nations.
Peck's family and upbringing offered her examples of both toughness and compassion.
The discord started after Bell had taken offense that he was not invited to Peck's wedding in 2017.
Growing up in a small town of Marshall, WI--just east of Madison, is where Peck's agriculture passion ignited.
Frustrated queues at taxi-stands are a welcomed sight for Peck. She turns on the Uber Driver App on her phone.
In the clip, Bell was walking when Peck suddenly appeared by his side.