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peckish

mod. hungry. I’m just a little peckish right now. I need a bite to eat.
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According to vets, the earring is trapped inside the stomach of the six-month-old Peckish cockerel, which can be retrieved only after its death as it seems to be firmly stuck in the bird's gizzard.
Star performance Michael Chapman, for finally being rewarded with a win from Feeling Peckish after 78 previous attempts on the Flat and over jumps Quote of the day "Every racecourse we go to his owner John Reed always says, 'I'm feeling peckish', hence the name" - Chapman again after the gelding's success Results and analysis, page 86
The proud owner says that his clever pooch, Lele, barks to let him know when he's feeling peckish.
The 31-year-old Willem II striker returned to Holland from his native Gambia after the Christmas break and felt a bit peckish.
If all the action makes you a bit peckish, we'll perk you up again with strawberries and raspberries, courtesy of Scotty Brand.
NEWCASTLE UNITED HAVE FOUND A WAY TO MAKE SURE PECKISH FANS DON'T MISS A SECOND OF THE ACTION ON MATCH DAYS ?
I knowI''d be really peckish for walking ever so brisk So then I''d end up munching on a family bag of crisps So I''ll reach for the salad bowl, I know I''ll have to try it But after I''ve had my toffee pud tomorrow I start my diet
The recipes were filling so I didn't feel peckish, and the exercises were pretty quick.
LOOTING SEAGULL: Despite the all gloom and doom social-breakdown of last week's riots, at least the mobile phone footage of a peckish seagull wandering into a London shop, pinching a packet of crisps and running out again with it in its beak cheered us up.
Graham Read was feeling peckish as he walked home from the pub on the night of March 25 so he called in for a burger at the McDonald''s on the Broughton Retail Park Staff would not serve him because he was not in a car.
Peckish, in Camelford, Cornwall, came second and Seniors at Marsh Mill in Thornton, near Blackpool, third.
The 23-year-old star decided to treat her fans with Papa John's so that they wouldn't get peckish while standing in line, reports People magazine.
PECKISH racegoers are advised to get to Exeter racecourse early next Wednesday when the first 500 racecards sold will come with a free packet of crisps, writes Melissa Jones.
Wife said it was in case we go peckish, but if I'm peckish I eat a Mars Bar, not a whole chicken washed down with tomato soup, then cake.
Driving down the motorway in the fast lane you suddenly feel a little peckish or thirsty so reach over and start unwrapping a sweet or unscrewing the top off a pop bottle.