pickaback

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pickaback (not comparable)

  1. On the back or the shoulders
    • 1663, Hudibras, by Samuel Butler, part 1, canto 2
      For, as our modern wits behold, \ Mounted a pick-back on the old, \ Much further off; much further he \ Rais'd on his aged beast, could see

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used especially of something or somebody being carried in this manner.

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