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pickthank

[pik-thangk] /ˈpɪkˌθæŋk/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a person who seeks favor by flattery or gossip; sycophant.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; noun use of verb phrase pick a thank, pick thanks
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