Definition of Picked

1. a. Pointed; sharp.



Definition of Picked

1. Verb. (past of pick) ¹

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Definition of Picked

1. pick [v] - See also: pick

Medical Definition of Picked

1. 1. Pointed; sharp. "Picked and polished." "Let the stake be made picked at the top." (Mortimer) 2. Having a pike or spine on the back; said of certain fishes. 3. Carefully selected; chosen; as, picked men. 4. Fine; spruce; smart; precise; dianty. Picked dogfish. See Dogfish. Picked out, ornamented or relieved with lines, or the like, of a different, usually a lighter, colour; as, a carriage body dark green, picked out with red. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picked

pickadils
pickage
pickages
pickaninnies
pickaninny
pickapack
pickaroon
pickaroons
pickax
pickaxe
pickaxed
pickaxes
pickaxing
pickback
pickbacks
picked (current term)
picked-strings
picked up
pickedness
pickeer
pickeered
pickeerer
pickeerers
pickeering
pickeers
pickelhaube
picker
picker's nodules
pickerel
pickerel frog

Literary usage of Picked

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"The four picked cotton for the prosecutor, El H. George, under contract, at 55 cents per ... The amount of cotton picked and the time occupied In picking ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"It was picked up about the middle of July last, some twenty-five miles ... It was discovered June 11,1884, and would have been picked up but for the bad ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The flowers must be packed dry, and if the outdoor flowers must be picked wet, they should be placed while in water in a warm current of air to dry the ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Eighty bales were also picked up by other persons, wot and damaged, and were surveyed and sold ; four remain in the hands of the ship broker, at Mobile, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"I hurried out in the rain to examine the stones and picked up several. These were nearly square flattish blocks, say from f to 1 inch in length and FIG. 1. ..."

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