Pick|wick|i|an

Pick|wick|i|an «pihk WIHK ee uhn», adjective.
1. of, having to do with, or characteristic of Samuel Pickwick, the chief character of Charles Dickens' novel The Pickwick Papers, or the club which he founded.
2. given a special meaning for the occasion, regardless of the real meaning: »

words used in a Pickwickian sense.


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