- piker (n.)
- "miserly person," 1872, formerly "poor migrant to California" (1860), earlier pike (1854), perhaps originally "vagrant who wanders the pike (n.1)" (which is the notion in Sussex dialectal piker "vagrant, tramp, gypsy," 1838), but Barnhart, OED and others suggest the American English word ultimately is a reference to people from Pike County, Missouri.
- 1. Because of his anti - urban feelings Kenworthy Piker is known as the leading ruralist of his time.
- 因为他的 反 城市情绪,肯渥希.皮克在他的时代以引导田园著称.
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