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Pick

Slang; a stock or other security that an analyst recommends his or her clients buy. For example, an analyst who is bullish on tech stocks may choose Google and Facebook as his picks.
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While she was speaking she selected a bright and pretty dinner-pail that seemed to have a stout handle, and picked it from its branch.
"They're sure to catch us!" panted the girl, who was still carrying the heavy dinner-pail she had picked. "I can't run much farther, Billina."
From the mouth of the vase a plant sprouted, slowly growing before their eyes until it became a beautiful bush, and on the topmost branch appeared the six-leaved clover which Ojo had unfortunately picked.
"That will not be breaking the Law, for it is already picked, and the crime of picking it is forgiven."
"Well," he says, "there's excuse for picks and letting-on in a case like this; if it warn't so, I wouldn't approve of it, nor I wouldn't stand by and see the rules broke -- because right is right, and wrong is wrong, and a body ain't got no business doing wrong when he ain't ignorant and knows better.
"How long do you live, after you are picked?" asked Dorothy.
Again he climbed the slide, but this time he climbed higher, carrying the pick and shovel with him.
The rat-faced one now called to the men who had remained at the boat, and they came slowly up the bank carrying picks and shovels.
Then holding it up he said, "There, that's the stone your horse had picked up.
Edna seated herself at the piano, and softly picked out with one hand the bars of a piece of music which lay open before her.
When this work was accomplished, the miners resumed their picks and cut away the rock from underneath the wheel itself, taking care to support it as they advanced upon blocks of great thickness.
When Tarzan had completed his repast he was about to rise and hurl a clean-picked bone at the beast before he went his way, leaving the remains of his kill to Dango; but a sudden thought stayed him and instead he picked up the carcass of the deer, threw it over his shoulder, and set off in the direction of the gulch.