dacker

[dak-er, dah-ker]

verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.

to totter or stagger.
to waver or shake.
to saunter; move slowly or idly.
to vacillate; act irresolutely or indecisively.

Also daiker.

Origin of dacker

1625–35; perhaps < early Dutch daeckeren to flutter, vibrate, Middle Dutch dakeren to wave, flutter
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