a stroke or bite by a bird with its beak.
the bird managed to give its attacker a sharp peck
he wants a little more peck
a measure of capacity for dry goods, equal to a quarter of a bushel (8 US quarts = 8.81 liters, or 2 imperial gallons = 9.092 liters).
America is now the last major power to retain feet and gallons and bushels and pecks .