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  • v. Present participle of picknick.


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  • Because terrorism is precisely what it is – the wanton murder of 17 people lying asleep in their house, the wanton murder of a family picknicking on the beach, the wanton murder of a passer by to an extra-judicial execution.

    Matthew Yglesias » Learning From Belfast

  • In a general way, though, it stands to reason what when spring is busting out all over, people will tend to go a-picknicking, and no doubt canoodling in the tall grass.

    Thrimilchi (May): the early English calendar

  • There were families picknicking on the riverbank, a cheerful and friendly scene.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Today, I'm at a lower elevation, a place good for picknicking.

    Friday Femme: Supporting CSF Molehills

  • But when it set, two minutes later, the kicked snow over the wood and left, and in a minute their were inside after a day picknicking on the field, right outside out kitchen window.

    Archive 2005-02-01

  • Nearly 150 Members picknicking at Portsmouth; all the Colonels, the Bo'suns, the Captains, and the

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, March 7, 1891

  • She had promised Nap Ballou to go picknicking with him Sunday.

    One Basket

  • The two stayed to supper, and Corydon and Thyrsis set out the meal upon the rustic outdoor table; they apologized for their domestic inadequacies, but Mrs. Channing declared that she "adored picknicking".

    Love's Pilgrimage

  • Taking the children informally across the back of the empty Somers 'place, and letting them bathe on the deserted beach next to the club, wearing faded cottons, and picknicking as near as the Half Mile Light, seemed rather shabby performances.


  • A small girl in her nursery might show symptoms of diphtheria, a broken tile on the roof might deluge the bedroom ceilings, an old cook leave suddenly, or a heavy rain fall upon a Sunday predestined for picknicking, but

    The Heart of Rachael


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