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beck



Pronunciation: (bek), [key]
n.
1. a gesture used to signal, summon, or direct someone.
2. at someone's beck and call, ready to do someone's bidding; subject to someone's slightest wish: He has three servants at his beck and call.
3. Chiefly Scot.a bow or curtsy of greeting.

v.t., v.i.
Archaic.beckon.

beck



Pronunciation: (bek), [key]
n. North Eng.
a brook, esp. a swiftly running stream with steep banks.

beck



Pronunciation: (bek), [key]
v.t. Metalworking.
to form (a billet or the like) into a tire or hoop by rolling or hammering on a mandrel or anvil.

Beck



Pronunciation: (bek), [key]
n.
Dave, born 1894, U.S. labor leader: president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1952–57.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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