Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing or giving trouble, especially about trifles; finical; unduly particular; troublesome in regard to matters of no consequence: as, fiky work; a fiky body.

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Examples

  • A Faneral berroon, preached at Stepney Meeting, June 19, I7g6i occafioned by the Death of the Rev. Samuel Brewer, fiky Yeara Paftor of the Independent Church in that Place, who departed this Life June 1 1, 1796 - Together with the Oration delivered at the InteriDent.

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