Sentence Examples with the word pick over

The ball game was a lapper and Dean began to pick over a stack of magazines in a rack by the sofa.

They allowed us to grind the spices, pick over the raisins and lick the stirring spoons.

It is difficult to get the hands to work until the cotton is fully opened, and it is hard to induce them to pick over ioo lb a day, though some expert hands are found in every cotton plantation who can pick twice as much.