Pickback
Pickback Pick"back`, adv. On the back. [1913 Webster]

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  • pickback — Pickaback Pick a*back (p[i^]k [.a]*b[a^]k ), adv. On the back or shoulders; as, to ride pickback. [Written also {pickapack}, {pickback}, and {pickpack}.] Syn: piggyback. [1913 Webster +PJC] A woman stooping to take a child pickaback. R,Jefferies …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pickback — see pickaback * * * pickback variant of piggy back, pick a back …   Useful english dictionary

  • pickback — ad. On the back, pickaback, pickapack, like a pack …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Pickaback — Pick a*back (p[i^]k [.a]*b[a^]k ), adv. On the back or shoulders; as, to ride pickback. [Written also {pickapack}, {pickback}, and {pickpack}.] Syn: piggyback. [1913 Webster +PJC] A woman stooping to take a child pickaback. R,Jefferies. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pickapack — Pickaback Pick a*back (p[i^]k [.a]*b[a^]k ), adv. On the back or shoulders; as, to ride pickback. [Written also {pickapack}, {pickback}, and {pickpack}.] Syn: piggyback. [1913 Webster +PJC] A woman stooping to take a child pickaback. R,Jefferies …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pickpack — Pickaback Pick a*back (p[i^]k [.a]*b[a^]k ), adv. On the back or shoulders; as, to ride pickback. [Written also {pickapack}, {pickback}, and {pickpack}.] Syn: piggyback. [1913 Webster +PJC] A woman stooping to take a child pickaback. R,Jefferies …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Huckaback — Huck a*back, n. [Perh. orig., peddler s wares; cf. LG. hukkebak pickback. Cf. {Huckster}.] A kind of linen cloth with raised figures, used for towelings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pickaback — /pik euh bak /, adv., adj. piggyback (defs. 1, 2). [1555 65; earlier a pickback; see PICK1, BACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • πίγγυμπακ — η, Ν οικονομική μέθοδος μεταφοράς φορτίων, κατά την οποία ρυμουλκούμενα οχήματα γεμάτα με φορτία φορτώνονται σε ανοιχτά σιδηροδρομικά βαγόνια, αντί για αυτοκίνητα, και μεταφέρονται έτσι σε μεγάλες αποστάσεις. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. < αγγλ. piggyback,… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • pickaback — pick•a•back [[t]ˈpɪk əˌbæk[/t]] adv. adj. v. t. v. i. n. piggyback • Etymology: 1555–65; earlier a pickback; see pick I, back I …   From formal English to slang

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