peck
noun.
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
a batch of letters|a deal of trouble|a lot of money|he made a mint on the stock market|see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos|it must have cost plenty|a slew of journalists|a wad of money
noun.
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons
noun.
a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
verb.
hit lightly with a picking motion
Synonym: beak, pick
verb.
eat by pecking at, like a bird
Synonym: pick up
verb.
kiss lightly
Synonym: smack
verb.
eat like a bird
The anorexic girl just picks at her food
Synonym: peck at, pick at
verb.
bother persistently with trivial complaints
She nags her husband all day long
Synonym: nag, hen-peck