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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - On the back or shoulder or astraddle on the hip; On a railroad flatcar.

Usage examples (35)
  • "But, Auntie!" cried Jennie, "he's not going to try to carry me pickaback, you know."
  • One, two, three, four -- Billiard is lugging Janie pickaback, and Mercy and Toady have made a chair for Rosslyn.
  • He was sitting pickaback in a cloth on a powerfully-built servant, the ends of the cloth knotted on the man's forehead.
  • On the walk back from the Hrruban village -- until Hrrula had taken him pickaback -- his stride had matched his father's when he wasn't dancing ahead or jumping over... for more
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