ETYM French pic a pickax, a pick. Related to Pick, Pike.
1. A thin sharp implement used for picking.
2. A small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument; SYN. plectrum, plectron.
3. A heavy wooden-handled iron tool with a curved head that is pointed on both ends; SYN. pickax, pickaxe.
4. A basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body.
A small strip of wood or plastic; used to pick food from between the teeth.