noun pick·purse \ˈpikˌpərs\

Definition of pickpurse

  1. 1 archaic :  pickpocket

  2. 2 :  shepherd's purse

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Origin and Etymology of pickpurse

Middle English pikepurs, pikepors, from piken to pick + purs, pors purse — more at purse

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a trip made at another's expense

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