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Meaning of PICKED

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pick"ed\, a.
1. Pointed; sharp. ``Picked and polished.'' --Chapman.

         Let the stake be made picked at the top. --Mortimer.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a pike or spine on the back; -- said of
   certain fishes.

3. Carefully selected; chosen; as, picked men.

4. Fine; spruce; smart; precise; dianty. [Obs.] --Shak.

{Picked dogfish}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Dogfish}.

{Picked out}, ornamented or relieved with lines, or the like,
   of a different, usually a lighter, color; as, a carriage
   body dark green, picked out with red.

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