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  • n. a kind of water dragon, living in knuckerholes in Sussex, England

Etymologies

From Old English nicor ("water monster; hippopotamus"). (Wiktionary)

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  • "A dialect word for a kind of water dragon, living in knuckerholes in Sussex, England. The word comes from the Anglo-Saxon 'nicor' which means 'water monster' and is used in the poem Beowulf." (Wikipedia)

    January 21, 2008