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Peck

An obsolete Scottish unit of dry volume. For beans, grass seed, peas, rye, salt, and wheat, one peck was approximately equivalent to 9.072 liters. For barley, malt, and oats, however, it was approximately equivalent to 13.229 liters.
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"Feeling Peckish is also fine, he's in training, ready to run.
Feeling peckish a few hours later, I was regretting having put the dregs of my picnic in the boot when someone broke out a pack of sausage rolls and I ate two in three seconds.
Peckish, in Camelford, Cornwall, came second and Seniors at Marsh Mill in Thornton, near Blackpool, third.
The Michael Chapman-trained Skye But N Ben enabled Tony McCoy to reach 100 winners for the campaign and the Market Rasen-based handler also saddled Feeling Peckish to land the amateur riders' handicap hurdle under Tom Garner.
.THE peckish star was also spotted by fan Dave Wiggins from Rainford, in the queue at Subway on the Ravenhead Retail Park in St Helens.
The 23-year-old star decided to treat her fans with Papa John's so that they wouldn't get peckish while standing in line, reports People magazine.
Wife said it was in case we go peckish, but if I'm peckish I eat a Mars Bar, not a whole chicken washed down with tomato soup, then cake.
Driving down the motorway in the fast lane you suddenly feel a little peckish or thirsty so reach over and start unwrapping a sweet or unscrewing the top off a pop bottle.
The 31-year-old Willem II striker returned to Holland from his native Gambia after the Christmas break and felt a bit peckish. He found a bowl of pasta in his fridge, cooked before he left, and tucked in.
Derek Hilton-Brown shows you how to prepare dinner for a few peckish friends this Christmas and gives you some last-minute ideas for festive presents.
One in five women keep a snack in their bedside cabinet in case they got peckish during the night.
The vehicle was parked on Lode Lane when the peckish thief broke into and searched the vehicle before fleeing with the snack that had been left on the back seat.