Definition - pick

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  1. a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
  2. pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
  3. provoke; "pick a fight or a quarrel"
  4. the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
  5. pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill"
  6. the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
  7. pilfer or rob; "pick pockets"
  8. the best people or things in a group; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
  9. the quantity of a crop that is harvested; "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"; "it was the biggest peach pick in years"
  10. remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey"
  11. remove in small bits; "pick meat from a bone"
  12. select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor";

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