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 for Pillion
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pillion \Pil"lion\, n. [Ir. pillin, pilliun (akin to Gael.
     pillean, pillin), fr. Ir. & Gael. pill, peall, a skin or
     hide, prob. fr. L. pellis. See Pell, n., Fell skin.]
     1. A panel or cushion saddle; the under pad or cushion of
        saddle; esp., a pad or cushion put on behind a man's
        saddle, on which a woman may ride.
        [1913 Webster]
              His [a soldier's] shank pillion without stirrups.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A saddle or seat behind the driver's saddle on a
        motorcycle, used by passengers.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.

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