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  1. pecking order the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
  2. Pavo cristatus peafowl of India and Ceylon
  3. incrustation the formation of a hard outer layer
  4. baking soda a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid
  5. encrustation the formation of a crust
  6. packing case a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage
  7. panegyrist an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
  8. sewing stitch a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
  9. congress shoe an ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides
  10. picnic ground a tract of land set aside for picnicking
  11. ragpicker's disease a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse
  12. Buckingham Palace the London residence of the British sovereign
  13. king-size extra large
  14. packing material any material used especially to protect something
  15. Gongorist a practitioner of the affected elegant style of the Spanish poet Gongora
  16. ducking stool an instrument of punishment consisting of a chair in which offenders were ducked in water
  17. cucking stool an instrument of punishment consisting of a chair in which offenders were ducked in water
  18. packing needle a large needle used to sew up canvas packages
  19. rocking horse a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride
  20. congruousness the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate