Flacker

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Flacker To flutter, as a bird.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • flacker To flutter, as a bird; flicker; quiver.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Flacker flak′ėr (prov.) to flap, flutter.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. flakeren, fr. flacken, to move quickly to and fro; cf. icel. flakka, to rove about, AS. flacor, fluttering, flying, G. flackern, to flare, flicker

Usage

In literature:

Flicker, flacker, fling, fluff!
"Adela Cathcart, Vol. 2" by George MacDonald
Ducks were winging in myriads and settling on the lake with noisy flacker.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
Flacker, you'd better take that child into the ante-room: he's tired.
"Shawl-Straps" by Louisa M. Alcott
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