pickaroon


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pickaroon

(ˌpɪkəˈruːn)
n
a variant spelling of picaroon
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No definitive answer; may be a pickaroon used in a sawmill to move sawed wood.
Well-groomed front-side standards like Pickaroon, Lodgpole and Columbine were high-speed adventures, while the back bowls offered their usual limitless variety of lines.
Another traveller castigated Stonehaven in 1658 by stating: "There's a small little harbour they call Steenhive, but I take the liberty to call it stinking hive, because it's so unsavoury, and serves only for pirates and pickaroons."