Definitions starting with P

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pick chance

v. phr. to select an opportune moment: 1950 The captain steadied my wife while she "picked chance" to step down into the dinghy (McCutcheon 320).

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Last update: 2010-11-09 04:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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