One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
adverb, adjective, noun, & verb
- old-fashioned term for piggyback
- ‘Especially droll was the situation of the huge fat Captain S., who, puffing and smiling good-naturedly, with legs dragging on the ground, rode pickaback on the feeble little Lieutenant O.’
- ‘In contrast, it is preferable that an infant should be held in a pickaback ride or a vertical manner when the head of the infant is set and the body of the infant becomes bigger.’
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