[ pik-ing ]
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  1. the act of a person or thing that picks.

  2. something that is or may be picked or picked up.

  1. the amount picked.

  2. pickings,

    • scraps or gleanings: the pickings of a feast.

    • profits or gains; spoils.

Origin of picking

before 900; Middle English; Old English picung (once) a mark made by picking; see pick1, -ing1

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