Picker

Pick"er

(?), n. [From Pick.] 1. One who, or that which, picks, in any sense, -- as, one who uses a pick; one who gathers; a thief; a pick; a pickax; as, a cotton picker. "Pickers and stealers." Shak.
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2. (Mach.) A machine for picking fibrous materials to pieces so as to loosen and separate the fiber.
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3. (Weaving) The piece in a loom which strikes the end of the shuttle, and impels it through the warp.
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4. (Ordnance) A priming wire for cleaning the vent.
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