peck away [type]

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  • entangledbank

    Senior Member
    English - South-East England
    No, it means "hit the keys, one by one, like a chicken pecking at grain". It implies he's not very fast at typing, or doesn't type very much. He can't type at speed. That's what 'peck' means here, and 'away' adds the idea that he kept on doing it, he didn't give up.
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