|1.||[ verb ] hit lightly with a picking motion|
|Related terms:||strike beak|
|2.||[ verb ] (food) eat by pecking at; of birds|
|Related terms:||eat beak|
|3.||[ verb ] bother persistently with trivial complaints|
"She nags her husband all day long"
|Related terms:||complain scold|
|4.||[ verb ] (food) eat like a bird|
"The anorexic girl just picks at her food"
|5.||[ noun ] a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons|
|Related terms:||British_capacity_unit bushel|
|6.||[ noun ] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Synonyms:||mass lot good_deal great_deal pile plenty heap sight mint deal whole_lot flock quite_a_little raft pot slew stack mickle mess spate wad tidy_sum whole_slew muckle hatful batch|
: "a batch of letters" "a deal of trouble" "a lot of money" "he made a mint on the stock market" "it must have cost plenty"
|Related terms:||large_indefinite_quantity flood jam heap|
|7.||[ verb ] kiss lightly|
|Related terms:||kiss smack|
|8.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 795|
|9.||[ noun ] a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches|
|Related terms:||United_States_dry_unit bushel quart|