It was an old-fashioned convention of the hand-picked variety.
We hand-picked the directors, and put it up to you, strictly.
They were hand-picked by their leader on the mount, face to face with God.
I've hand-picked a good crew for you, and sent them on ahead.
Hand-picked fruit in half-bushel peach baskets or in berry boxes usually brings from $1 to $2 per bushel.
The fragments thus produced must be hand-picked, and those which are not perfectly free from foreign matter should be rejected.
He had been hand-picked and thoroughly conditioned to take it all without more than a ten percent increase in his pulse rate.
The day after the meeting is the time for personal work, for hand-picked fruit, for heart-to-heart conversations.
Tavia was not at all particular about that part of it—whether it was hand-picked or peddler-purchased, and she said so promptly.
We couldn't possibly buy trees last week, because—they would not be hand-picked.