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Etymology 1[edit]


knicker ‎(uncountable)

  1. (used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to knickers.
    knicker elastic

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch knikker.


knicker ‎(plural knickers)

  1. (dated, dialect, Britain, US) A small ball of clay, baked hard and oiled, used as a marble in games.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.




knicker m ‎(plural knickers)

  1. Abbreviation [please replace this header] for knickerbockers. Alternative spelling of knickers

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