Picked out
Picked Pick"ed, a. 1. Pointed; sharp. ``Picked and polished.'' --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

Let the stake be made picked at the top. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a pike or spine on the back; -- said of certain fishes. [1913 Webster]

3. Carefully selected; chosen; as, picked men. [1913 Webster]

4. Fine; spruce; smart; precise; dianty. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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