Pick"ing, n.

1.

The act of digging or breaking up, as with a pick.

2.

The act of choosing, plucking, or gathering.

3.

That which is, or may be, picked or gleaned.

4.

Pilfering; also, that which is pilfered.

5. pl.

The pulverized shells of oysters used in making walks.

[Eng.]

Simmonds.

6. Mining

Rough sorting of ore.

7.

Overburned bricks.

Simmonds.

 

© Webster 1913.


Pick"ing, a.

1.

Done or made as with a pointed tool; as, a picking sound.

2.

Nice; careful.

[Obs.]

was too warm on picking work to dwell. Dryden.

Picking peg. Weaving See Picker, n., 3.

 

© Webster 1913.

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