variant of piggyback

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  • 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

  • pickaback — [pik′ə bak΄] adv., adj., vt. [var. of pickapack, pickpack, redupl. of PACK1] PIGGYBACK …   English World dictionary

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

  • pickaback — adverb On the back or the shoulders …   Wiktionary

  • pickaback — pɪkÉ™bæk adv. piggyback, on the shoulders, atop the shoulders …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pickaback — noun, adverb, & verb old fashioned term for piggyback …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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

  • pickaback — /ˈpɪkəbæk/ (say pikuhbak) adverb, adjective, noun, verb (t) → piggyback. {earlier a pick back; compare French à pic perpendicularly} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pickaback — var. of PIGGYBACK …   Useful english dictionary

  • pickaback plant — also called  Piggyback Plant        (Tolmiea menziesii), hairy leaved herbaceous plant, in the family Saxifragaceae, native to western North America. The pickaback is a popular houseplant, particularly notable for its curious reproductive… …   Universalium

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