whicker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v whicker make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    • n whicker the characteristic sounds made by a horse
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • whicker To neigh; whinny; bleat.
    • whicker To giggle; snigger.
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Usage

In literature:

Even as we looked a high whickering cry, the call of some weird animal, rang clear out of the darkness.
"The Lost World" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Suddenly through the intense silence, he heard the whicker of a horse.
"Roads of Destiny" by O. Henry
His ears forward, he came up, whickering his own query as to what really was asked of him.
"The Covered Wagon" by Emerson Hough
You see it's softer and whistlier than the Coon whicker.
"Two Little Savages" by Ernest Thompson Seton
I know them Whicker-bills and I didn't want to tangle with any of 'em.
"Partners of Chance" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Just whicker like a peesweep Three times, and I'll be with you in a jiffy.
"Krindlesyke" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
At once bullets began to whicker around him.
"The Devil's Asteroid" by Manly Wade Wellman
If everything goes by the board, you won't hear a whicker out of me.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Lady Jane swerved at the bank and whickered.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
They seemed to recognise me, and whickered again.
"A Veldt Vendetta" by Bertram Mitford
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In news:

Mike Whicker has no doubt the city landed a hero now a tourism hero when LST 325 made Evansville its permanent home.
Randy Whicker, a health physicist who works for the Cotter Corp.
Whicker favors keeping toxic water inside the mine and treating it instead of drawing out water to treat.
More from Mark Whicker .
There's a new chair at Pleasant Grove Elementary School and it's Whicker .
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Mike Whicker played a major part in bringing LST 325 to Evansville.
Lakers eliminated by OKC I Whicker column.
Click on the photo for Mark Whicker's American League preview - and countdown of how the 14-team league might end up.
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In science:

In the whicker-box plot, the whickers represent the min and max value, the bold line in the middle is the median value, and the lower and upper part of the box are the quartile of the distribution.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
In a box plot, the whickers represent the min and max values, the bold line in the middle is the median, and the lower and upper parts of the box are the quartiles of the distribution.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
Whicker (eds), Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration, New York: Marcel Dekker, pp.599-637. Dann, S. and Dann, S. (2001).
Profiling Internet Users' Participation in Social Change Agendas: An application of Q methodology
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