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To PI’CKEER. v.a.

To PI'CKEER. v.a.

To PI’CKEER. v.a. [piccare, Italian.]
I. To pirate; to pillage; to rob.
2. To make a flying skirmish. Ainsworth.
No sooner could a hint appear,
But up he started to pickeer,
And made the stoutest yield to mercy,
When he engag’d in controversy. Hudibras.