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peck1

 
pronunciation:
pek
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit of measurement of grains and other dry things. A peck is equal to eight quarts, one fourth of a bushel, or 8.81 liters.
definition 2: (informal) a large amount.
I got into a peck of trouble for picking the neighbor's flowers.
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