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[ ik-er ]
/ ˈɪk ər /

noun Scot.

the fruit-bearing spike of any cereal plant, especially an ear of corn.

Nearby words

icing, icing on the cake, icing sugar, icj, ick, icker, ickes, ickle, icknield way, icky, icon

Origin of icker

1505–15; Scots form of ear2, continuing Old English æhher, eher (Northumbrian dial.) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for icker

  • Mim′icker; Mim′icry, act of mimicking: an imitative resemblance in one animal to another or to some inanimate object.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)|Various
  • Foss′icker, a mining gleaner who works over old diggings, and scratches about in the beds of creeks; Foss′icking.