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synonyms for pillion

  • howdah
  • packsaddle
  • seat
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How to use pillion in a sentence

The saddle of Maitre Perrot had a pillion attached behind for a lady, but this was at present untenanted.
THE CORNET OF HORSEG. A. HENTY
"An officer and eight men," he whispered to Rupert as he leapt into the saddle, while Rupert lifted Adele on to the pillion.
THE CORNET OF HORSEG. A. HENTY
Clem had met her in Jackson with his nag, and she was riding, mountain-fashion, on a pillion behind him.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Young Mr. Beall carried his bride on a pillion behind him, her red riding-cloak flung over her ball dress.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
But it was long before it began to supplant the post-horses and the feminine pillion.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
They travelled on horseback, the wife being seated on a pillion behind her husband, according to the fashion of the period.
LITERARY BYWAYSWILLIAM ANDREWS
What should we think of a person who insisted on riding pillion, because her mother rode pillion?
NELSON'S HOME COMFORTSMARY HOOPER
Pillion, pil′yun, n. a cushion for a woman behind a horseman: the cushion of a saddle.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
At nine the lady was on her pillion, but now comfortably clad in a country dress—homely, but warm.
THE BILLOW AND THE ROCKHARRIET MARTINEAU
Metcalfe smiled as he heard the latch lifted, and took the pillion from her.
THE STRANGE STORY BOOKMRS. ANDREW LANG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PILLION

  • howdah
  • packsaddle
  • pillion
  • seat
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