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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beck  \Beck\,  n. 
  See  {Beak}.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beck  \Beck\,  n.  [OE.  bek,  AS  becc;  akin  to  Icel.  bekkr  brook, 
  OHG.  pah,  G.  bach.] 
  A  small  brook. 
 
  The  brooks,  the  becks,  the  rills.  --Drayton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beck  \Beck\,  n. 
  A  vat.  See  {Back}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beck  \Beck\,  v.  t. 
  To  notify  or  call  by  a  nod,  or  a  motion  of  the  head  or  hand; 
  to  intimate  a  command  to  [Archaic] 
 
  When  gold  and  silver  becks  me  to  come  on  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beck  \Beck\,  n. 
  A  significant  nod,  or  motion  of  the  head  or  hand,  esp.  as  a 
  call  or  command. 
 
  They  have  troops  of  soldiers  at  their  beck.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beck 
  n  :  a  beckoning  gesture 




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