Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of whicker.

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Examples

  • Her sword whickered through the air, cleanly severing the rider's head with the sound of a hatchet striking wood.

    Child Of The Hunt

  • The harts that had been hunted here, the witches that had been pricked and ducked, the green-spangled fairies that 'whickered' at you as you passed; -- the place teemed with beliefs in them still, and they formed an impish multitude now.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • The harts that had been hunted here, the witches that had been pricked and ducked, the green-spangled fairies that "whickered" at you as you passed; -- the place teemed with beliefs in them still, and they formed an impish multitude now.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • The bay horse whickered softly and tugged at the bit, pricking its ears toward the silver rush of water.

    Western Man

  • Her jennet tossed its head back and whickered at the smell, tail flicking at the insects.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • Sensing her nervousness, the horse whickered and skittered sideways a few steps, which only caused Emma to retreat again.

    The Devil Wears Plaid

  • Their ears pricked forward when they spotted the grain bucket, and Coalwind whickered flirtatiously.

    Tran Siberian

  • Sunset whickered in immediate answer to her whistle, and soon came trotting into view.

    red dust

  • And when he saw her, his ears went straight up, his tail flagged, and he actually whickered a welcome, pawing the ground and tossing his head a little as she neared.

    red dust

  • He whickered, as if agreeing with her, and she chuckled.

    red dust

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