Perking
Perk Perk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perking}.] [Cf. W. percu to trim, to make smart.] To make trim or smart; to straighten up; to erect; to make a jaunty or saucy display of; as, to perk the ears; to perk up one's head. --Cowper. Sherburne. [1913 Webster]

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