[ ik-er ]
/ ˈɪk ər /
the fruit-bearing spike of any cereal plant, especially an ear of corn.
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Origin of icker
1505–15; Scots form of ear2, continuing Old English æhher, eher (Northumbrian dial.)
Words nearby icker
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Example sentences 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.
Foss′icker, a mining gleaner who works over old diggings, and scratches about in the beds of creeks; Foss′icking.