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Picked

picked

1. Pointed; sharp. Picked and polished. Let the stake be made picked at the top. (Mortimer)

2. (Science: zoology) Having a pike or spine on the back; said of certain fishes.

3. Carefully selected; chosen; as, picked men.

4. Fine; spruce; smart; precise; dianty. Picked dogfish.

(Science: zoology) See dogfish. Picked out, ornamented or relieved with lines, or the like, of a different, usually a lighter, colour; as, a carriage body dark green, picked out with red.


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