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- adv. On the back or the shoulders
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. On the back or shoulders.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- On the back or shoulders like a pack.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. on a railroad flatcar
- adv. on the back or shoulder or astraddle on the hip
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My father pacified me by taking me on his shoulders and carrying me "pickaback" up and down the shop, and I clung to him in the happy consciousness that I belonged to him, and that he would not let anybody else have me; though I did not feel quite easy until Captain
"pickaback" on a man's shoulders; a nice, modest, good-looking young woman, her hair rubbed all over with _nkola_, a red pigment, made from the camwood, and much used as an ornament.
I charged him once with being guilty of emotion when roaring round the den with the Son of Anak pickaback.
On the walk back from the Hrruban village -- until Hrrula had taken him pickaback -- his stride had matched his father's when he wasn't dancing ahead or jumping over obstacles.
One, two, three, four -- Billiard is lugging Janie pickaback, and Mercy and Toady have made a chair for Rosslyn.
"But, Auntie!" cried Jennie, "he's not going to try to carry me pickaback, you know."
He was sitting pickaback in a cloth on a powerfully-built servant, the ends of the cloth knotted on the man's forehead.
Standing higher than the others on the edge of the breach was that giant who had brought Grandfather Fragini in pickaback, looking a young god on an escarpment of rock on Olympus.
"The giant who carried the old man in pickaback the first night of the war!"
Stransky bringing in Grandfather Fragini pickaback.