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  1. simple past tense and past participle of pick


picked (comparative more picked, superlative most picked)

  1. (obsolete) pointed; sharp
    • Chapman
      Picked and polished.
    • Mortimer
      Let the stake be made picked at the top.
  2. (zoology, of fishes) Having a pike or spine on the back.
    the picked dogfish
  3. (obsolete) fine; spruce; smart; precise; dainty
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 03:43