Synonyms for pillion

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Oh, if you choose, I will put a pillion on Sweetbriar, and see how that works?

There was necessarily a great waste of time in getting the pillion on Sweetbriar.

Amphillis sat on the pillion, and meditated on her information as they journeyed on.

“If she wishes it, I will place a pillion on my horse, and she can ride behind me,” said Oliver.

In another minute Jane was seated on the pillion behind the king.

To this sympathetic remark from the pillion, the saddle made no reply.

I s'pose they hated the idee of gettin' off of that pillion, and onhitchin' that ox.

Why not send for Mr. Boyce, and carry her off at once on a pillion behind you?

The farmer traveled on horseback with his wife on the pillion behind.

Metcalfe smiled as he heard the latch lifted, and took the pillion from her.

WORD ORIGIN

kind of saddle, c.1500, of Celtic origin (cf. Irish pillin, Gaelic pillin), ultimately from Latin pellis "skin, pelt" (see film (n.)).

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saddle

nounseat on horse
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