"peck" in the noun sense
1. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
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"
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons
a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
"peck" in the verb sense
1. peck, pick, beak
hit lightly with a picking motion
2. peck, pick up
eat by pecking at, like a bird
3. smack, peck
4. pick at, peck at, peck
eat like a bird
"The anorexic girl just picks at her food"
5. nag, peck, hen-peck
bother persistently with trivial complaints
"She nags her husband all day long"
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