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Etymology edit

From pioche (pickaxe).

Pronunciation edit

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Verb edit


  1. to use a pickaxe
  2. to cram, to swot, to grind (e.g., for an exam)
  3. to slog away, drudge (to work very hard)
  4. to pick, choose, select from a set of options
  5. (card games) to draw from the deck

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