One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who curries favour with another, especially by informing against someone else; a flatterer, a sycophant; a telltale.
Of, characteristic of, or designating a pickthank; flattering, sycophantic; talebearing.
Late Middle English. From pick- + thank, after to pick a thank.
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