Last modified on 28 August 2012, at 08:40

pickaback

EnglishEdit

AdverbEdit

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 notesEdit

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

DescendantsEdit