nicky-tam (plural nicky-tams)
- A pair of straps or pieces of string tied around the leg below the knee to raise trousers above the level of farmyard dirt.
- The same to prevent the ingress of dust and vermin up the trouser leg.
- (by extension) A simpleton or country yokel.
- Interview with Sir Nicky Tam in the Aberdeen Voice.
- See also "A Pair of Nicky-Tams".