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[n] a beckoning gesture

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gesture, motion

Misc. Definitions

\Beck\, n. See {Beak}. [Obs.] --Spenser.
\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.
\Beck\, n. A vat. See {Back}.
\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.
\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.
\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.

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