Beck \Beck\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Becked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Becking}.] [Contr. of beckon.] To nod, or make a sign with the head or hand. [Archaic] --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Beck — steht für: Beck (Familienname), bekannte Namensträger siehe dort Beck (Adelsgeschlecht), 1884 in den badischen Adelsstand erhobene Familie Bach (niederdeutsch), siehe Bäke oder Bek Bäcker (süddeutsch/schweizerdeutsch) Beck (Karikaturist) (* 1958) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BECK — (manga) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Beck. BECK Type Shōnen Genre musique, tranche de vie Manga Auteur Harold Sakuishi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • beck — beck·e·lite; beck·en; beck·iron; beck·ite; beck·mann; beck·mes·ser; beck·on·ing; kol·beck·ite; lim·beck; lü·beck; mueh·len·beck·ia; rie·beck·ite; rud·beck·ia; see·beck; beck·er; beck·ett·ian; beck; beck·et; beck·on; pinch·beck; beck·ett;… …   English syllables

  • Beck — – Den japanska Shungamålningen Swedish DVD cover Directed by Kjell Sundvall …   Wikipedia

  • Beck — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El nombre Beck puede referirse a: Ludwig Beck, militar alemán; Günther von Mannagetta und Lërchenau Beck, botánico alemán; Beck Hansen, un cantante y compositor estadounidense; Kurt Beck, un político alemán, actual… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Beck — Beck: Beck фамилия или имя «Бек» на иностранных языках. Beck   общепринятое сокращение (обозначение) имени ботаника, которое добавляется к научным (латинским) названиям некоторых таксонов ботанической номенклатуры и указывает на то, что …   Википедия

  • beck — beck1 [bek] n. [< BECKON] a gesture of the hand, head, etc., meant to summon vt., vi. Archaic to summon by a beck; beckon to summon by a beck; beckon at the beck and call of at the service of; obedient to the wishes of beck2 [bek] n. [ME …   English World dictionary

  • Beck — Beck, n. A significant nod, or motion of the head or hand, esp. as a call or command. [1913 Webster] They have troops of soldiers at their beck. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beck — [bek] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: beckon] 1.) be at sb s beck and call to always be ready to do what someone wants ▪ I was tired of being at her beck and call all day long. 2.) BrE a small stream …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beck — [ bek ] noun count BRITISH a small stream at someone s beck and call available to do things for another person whenever they want: Your mother can t be at your beck and call all the time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Beck — Beck, n. See {Beak}. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”