Origin of pickaback
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Examples from the Web for pickaback
It is an idealized version of the ordinary romping game of Pickaback.
"Yes, I'll take you pickaback," said the hermit, and he almost whispered.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on Grandpa's Farm
Laura Lee Hope
The giant who carried the old man in pickaback the first night of the war!The Last Shot
Claude Phillips refers to Pickaback as "one of the most popular and representative" of this class.
Reduplication is responsible for pickaback, earlier pickpack, from pack, bundle.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)
- another word for piggyback
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