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noun Scot.
  1. 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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  • Foss′icker, a mining gleaner who works over old diggings, and scratches about in the beds of creeks; Foss′icking.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)


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