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pillion

 [pil´yon]
a temporary artificial lower limb.

pillion

(pĭl′yŭn) [L. pellis, skin]
A temporary form of artificial leg, esp. a peg-leg type of stump.
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Dental surgeon Dr Mark Boulcott and his late wife Karen, who was riding pillion on his motorbike when they were <Bhit by a car in October 2006.
But there was Rudi, riding pillion and smiling away as we chugged up Sixth Avenue.
AROUND 5,000 challans were issued to women riders and those riding pillion by the Delhi traffic police for not wearing helmets.
Karachi: At least eight people were killed following a resurgence in killings in Karachi, even as the administration ended a ban on riding pillion.
Captured on camera from a police chopper, Dale Fowler sped along roads, pavements, fields and parks in the Cowgate and Kenton areas of Newcastle with a pal riding pillion.
In fact, as correctly stated in the full report on page three, the 18-year-old who it is understood was riding pillion was discharged from hospital after being treated for a leg injury and suspected concussion.
One of the terrorist who was riding pillion jumped from the bike and simultaneously the terrorists started firing on own troops and tried to flee.
He was riding pillion on a motorbike when it was hit from behind by a car.
IN the space of one week, I have witnessed the following in Beechwood, Easterside and Thorntree and it's high time those in authority pulled out all the stops to find out where the bike owners live and remove the bikes to be crushed: Grown men on off road bikes, riding at speed on the roads and pavements with small children/ toddlers riding pillion.
Although he grabbed hold of the thief, who was riding pillion on a scooter, he injured his arm as he did so and could not hang on as the robber and his accomplice made off.
According to the head of Limassol Traffic Police, Costas Loukaides, the 24-year-old had been riding his high-powered, rented motorbike in the Amathounta area with a 25-year-old friend riding pillion.
Wildlife trust worker Rutley-Frame's wife, who was riding pillion, lost a leg in the crash.