Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See picaroon.

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Examples

  • Thou mayest by trick, chicane, and false colours, thou who art worse than a pickeroon in love, overcome a poor lady so entangled as thou hast entangled her; so unprotected as thou hast made her: but consider, how much more generous and just to her, and noble to thyself, it is, to overcome thyself.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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  • See picaroon.

    December 19, 2007

  • Thou mayest by trick, chicane, and false colours, thou who art worse than a pickeroon in love, overcome a poor lady so entangled as thou hast entangled her...

    Belford to Lovelace, Clarissa by Samuel Richardson

    December 11, 2007