pecky

[ pek-ee ]
/ ˈpɛk i /
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adjective, peck·i·er, peck·i·est. (of timber)

spotted with fungi.

Nearby words

  1. pecking order,
  2. peckinpah,
  3. peckish,
  4. pecksniff,
  5. pecksniffian,
  6. pecorini,
  7. pecorino,
  8. pecos,
  9. pecos bill,
  10. pecquet

Origin of pecky

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; peck2 + -y1

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Examples from the Web for pecky

  • Sometimes as in "pecky" or "peggy" cypress, 235 the decayed tracts are tubular.

    Wood and Forest|William Noyes