Pickering

Definitions

  • International Harvester spindle cotton picker, 1942
    International Harvester spindle cotton picker, 1942
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pickering (Zoöl) The sauger of the St.Lawrence River.
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Cotton Pickers Cotton Pickers

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Pickering A pickerel.
    • n Pickering A percoid fish, the sauger, Stizostedion canadense.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Probably a corruption of Pickerel

Usage

In literature:

Outside the charmed precincts of this Castle Indolence, the busy cotton-pickers knew no pause nor stay.
"The Phantom Of Bogue Holauba" by Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
I want to see what kind of pickers you are.
"At the Little Brown House" by Ruth Alberta Brown
Hopper where the cotton from the bale is fed into Picker.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Pickering, Edward Charles, 198-199, 226.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
In 1851 an edition of his poems in two volumes, with a memoir and letters, was published by Pickering.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873" by Various
You put your Pickering Homer in your kit.
"The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915" by Basil L. Gildersleeve
One day we came upon a camp of these berry-pickers by the river-side.
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
His service under Pickering was of short duration.
"The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850" by Albert Smyth
But we were not content with the pickers.
"Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary, Visited in 1837. Vol. II" by G. R. Gleig
Pickering will ingage, excepte in y^e course of buying, in former letters specified.
"Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'" by William Bradford
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In poetry:

“Ethnologists are in the wrong
About our sable brothers;
And I intend to stop the song
Of Pickering and others.”
"Peter the Piccaninny" by Henry Kendall
Alas, I didn’t do it though!
Old Pickering’s conclusions
Were to the point, as issues show,
And mine were mere delusions.
"Peter the Piccaninny" by Henry Kendall
Then swiftly to the features from a plaited green-hide belt—
You’d have to ring a shed or two to feel as Bogan felt—
For ’twas his green-hand picker-up (who wore a vacant look),
And Bogan saw the Boss outside consulting with his cook.
"The Boss's Boots" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Investigating the murder of a US diplomat is an assignment for which Pickering is uniquely suited.
If you're a die-hard American Picker fan, than you probably already know that Monday night's show takes place in Lewiston.
Brantley Gilbert's Onstage Presence Is an Alter Ego , Peach Pickers Dish.
Players (and young fan Colin Pickering) pose at the end of the 29th annual Barrington High School alumni soccer game.
Washington apple shippers and packers say this year's fresh apple crop will reach record highs despite early worries about hail damage and not enough pickers.
The parks department is holding a community tree-planting event April 21 along Issaquah Creek and the Pickering Trail.
If you are really nit-picker, this record-setting bra is not the largest cup available, but it's still considered the world's biggest bra because of its overall size.
It's at least an annual affair that the legendary picker should grace us with his presence, and this time he's bringing his Big Band .
Picker's `Claiborne' to premiere at SF Opera.
The Gierkes opened their farm to the public for this first time all season July 28-30, sending 2,100 pounds of blueberries home with pickers.
Tallahassee's Ricky Carmichael to be 'GameDay' picker at FSU.
American Pickers tv series download video youtube, clips.
Pig Pickers Pics for Week Fourteen .
Playoff picker from Aberdeen in free fall .
Mitchell Somerville's fate a mystery, after missing teen's body found in Frenchman 's Bay in Pickering.
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In science:

The main indicator for the presence of H in the WR spectrum is the alternating Hei i Pickering decrement.
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status
In the 30 Dor region, however, the alternating Pickering decrement of helium lines suffers considerably from nebular pollution, and the determination of the H content remains (very) uncertain; such subtypes feature a “:” (or even “::”) to indicate this uncertainty.
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status
This can be seen by comparing the even-n Pickering series of He II (e.g., λλ 4100, 4339) with the odd-n Pickering series of He II (e.g., λλ 4200, 4542).
The Wolf-Rayet Content of M31
ES Cet (KUV 01584-0939) was discovered as a strong emission line system in the KISO survey, but in 2002 Brian Warner realized the “H” lines present in the spectrum of this peculiar CV were lines of the HeII Pickering series (see Fig. 4).
AM CVn stars
Probably the most elegant and general synthesis of these extended methods is the approach formulated by Pickering , who uses expansions in a modified variable satisfying a system of Riccati equations.
Painleve tests, singularity structure and integrability
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