pickney

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pickney

n
dialect sometimes offensive Caribbean a child
[from piccaninny]
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7) For example, "Hard Times' contains an accumulation of the economic barricades placed in the peasant's way: "de taxes knocking," "the sick wife, the hungry picknies," and the shabby clothes.
It gettin" late and de picknies an'dem mus' be getting' res'less,"