Definitions starting with P

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n. 1. [cf. OED pick over select the best from a group] a scavenger; a person who rummages through refuse for useful articles. (Nassau)

2. [W Car.; cf. pick a fight to initiate a quarrel] a quarrelsome person; a person given to starting arguments. = FIRST PICKER (San Sal., Inagua)

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Last update: 2012-12-03 20:54
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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