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icker

[ ik-er ]
/ ˈɪk ər /
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noun Scot.

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.)
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