esp US pickaninny
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Piccaninny, Pickaninny, pik′a-nin-i, n. a little child: an African or negro child.
Piccaninny's black shanks and pink heels flew up and out, and he was away like a flash.Prisoners of Hope|Mary Johnston
It was then the Piccaninny woke up because the bough had ceased to sway gently up and down.Piccaninnies|Isabel Maud Peacocke
And I've been asleep with my head upon my dear, naughty old Bear, with all my animals and the Piccaninny round me.
However, the Piccaninny and the Rabbit soon began a firm friendship by playfully jogging one another over.