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BICKER (connected by Skeat with bike,...

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 913 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BICKER (connected by Skeat with bike, to thrust or strike), an Old English word (traced from the 13th century) implying conflict or disputation. A poetical use, from the noise, is seen in Tennyson's Brook, " to bicker down the valley."
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ISAAC BICKERSTAFFE (c. 1735-0. 1812)

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