picked

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɪkt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪkt

Verb[edit]

picked

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pick

Adjective[edit]

picked (comparative more picked, superlative most picked)

  1. Chosen; selected.
  2. (zoology, of fishes) Having a pike or spine on the back.
    the picked dogfish
  3. (obsolete) fine; spruce; smart; precise; dainty
  4. (obsolete) pointed; sharp
    • George Chapman
      [] an useful bow a skilful bowyer wrought, / Which picked and polished both the ends he hid with horns of gold.
    • Mortimer
      Let the stake be made picked at the top.

Derived terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for picked in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)