Pick"er (?), n. [From Pick.]


One who, or that which, picks, in any sense, -- as, one who uses a pick; one who gathers; a thief; a pick; a pickax; as, a cotton picker.

"Pickers and stealers."


2. Mach.

A machine for picking fibrous materials to pieces so as to loosen and separate the fiber.

3. Weaving

The piece in a loom which strikes the end of the shuttle, and impels it through the warp.

4. Ordnance

A priming wire for cleaning the vent.


© Webster 1913.

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