picked


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picked 1

 (pĭkt)
adj.
1. Chosen by careful selection: a racing yacht sailed by a picked crew.
2. Gathered, harvested, or plucked: baskets of picked cotton; a picked turkey.

picked 2

 (pĭkt)
adj. Regional
Pointed: a picked cap.

[From pick.]

picked

(pɪkt)

adj.
1. specially selected: a crew of picked men.
2. cleared or cleaned by or as if by picking: picked fruit.
[1300–50]
Translations

picked

[pɪkt] ADJescogido, selecto
References in classic literature ?
The little girl stood on tip-toe and picked one of the nicest and biggest lunch-boxes, and then she sat down upon the ground and eagerly opened it.
You can't prove he picked the six-leaved clover, so you've no right to accuse him of it.
Or even if it had been dark a practiced hand would have felt by the rein that there was something wrong in the step, and they would have got down and picked out the stone.
So then I got a shovel, and then we picked and shoveled, turn about, and made the fur fly.
They sat on chairs, on stools, on boxes, with their baskets by their sides, and some stood by the bin throwing the hops they picked straight into it.
The window frame was filled with pots of flowers, and she sat and picked the dry leaves from a rose geranium.
So while they grow they cannot be said to really live, and they must be picked before they can become good citizens.
With a growl the ape-man picked up a fallen branch and hurled it at the skulking brute.
I'm so glad you picked tonight for a call," she said gaily.
You see, I was right on the outside of the fighting and I got a knock on the head with the butt-end of a spear, and was a bit silly for a moment, and a great chap, who'd seen me near Trent and guessed I was somebody, picked me up as though I'd been a baby and carried me off.