Definition of Pickthanks

1. Noun. (plural of pickthank) ¹



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Definition of Pickthanks

1. pickthank [n] - See also: pickthank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pickthanks

pickpocketed
pickpocketer
pickpocketers
pickpocketing
pickpockets
pickproof
pickpurse
pickpurses
picks
picks up
picksies
picksome
picksy
pickt
pickthank
pickthanks (current term)
picktooth
picktooths
pickup arm
pickup artist
pickup truck
pickup trucks
pickups
pickwick
pickwicks
picky
picloram
piclorams

Literary usage of Pickthanks

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1. A Study in the Warwickshire Dialect by Appleton Morgan (1899)
"It will be interesting to consulters of the foregoing Glossary to see that the Warwickshire dialect word "pickthanks" (pp. 180, 344), which Shakespeare uses ..."

2. Shakespeare's Holinshed: The Chronicle and the Historical Plays Compared by Raphael Holinshed, Walter George Boswell-Stone (1907)
"The Prince's reference to the slanders of certain " pickthanks," who accused him of a more serious transgression than that of keeping loose company, ..."

3. Journal by Australian Ex Libris Society (1885)
"... such extenuation let me beg, As, in reproof of many tales devis'd,— "Which oft the ear of greatness needs must hear,— By smiling pickthanks and base ..."

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