from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that pecks, as a bird's bill.
- n. Chiefly British Slang Courage; pluck.
- n. Vulgar Slang The penis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Anything that pecks, such as a bird, or the bill of a bird.
- n. Woodpecker.
- n. The penis.
- n. The mouth
- n. Spirits, nerve, courage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, pecks; specif., a bird that pecks holes in trees; a woodpecker.
- n. An instrument for pecking; a pick.
- n. The penis; -- an obscene term for the male sexual organ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which pecks, picks, or hacks; especially, a bird that pecks, as in the compounds nutpecker, oxpecker, woodpecker, flower-pecker.
- n. A picker or pickax.
- n. In weaving, the picker of a loom; the shuttle-driver.
- n. In telegraphy, a relay. Earlier forms of this apparatus pecked like a bird: hence the name.
- n. Courage; spirits; good cheer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
- n. obscene terms for penis
- n. horny projecting mouth of a bird
I suspect the pecker is just fine minus a lost clutch of eggs.
Unthinking obedience to a line of bullshit because your pecker is so small you have to make up for it in other ways.
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The rice was then cut with the sickle and carried in on the head, then threshed with the flail, then milled and dressed, in some cases wholly by human labor, and in others by a rude machine, called a pecker mill.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
He told her that a pecker is another name for a winky.
So I've never been quite convinced that there wasn't some kind of early, dirty meaning of "pecker" that he might have been aware of.
According to an article about double entendres, (intentional and otherwise) in great literature that ran in Playboy about 40 years ago, "pecker" in British slang meant "lips" or "mouth" (cf: "give a peck on the cheek").
Black Wood pecker which is found in most parts of the rocky Mountains as will as the Western and S W. mountains, I had never an oppertunity of examineing, untill a fiew days Since when we killed and preserved
To make it easier on amps and antennas, I recommend tuning up with a "pecker" unit.
A good model to shoot for is the type of person someone would call a "pecker" but NOT a "peckerwood."