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- n. Plural form of ricker.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The stems or trunks of young trees cut up into lengths for stowing flax, hemp, and the like, or for spars for boat-masts and -yards, boat-hook staves, etc.
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The rickers had to come down subsequently, since we found that the gear could not carry the accumulating weight of rime.
The outbuildings were usually built with roughly squared framing to which heavy split slabs would be vertically fastened, the inside being left rough or plastered with mud as desired; and the roofs were of round pine framing covered with rickers (young pine plants) and thatched with snow grass.
From the winrows it is drawn usually on rakes of a certain make, and the rake loads thus slid over the ground are lifted bodily onto the stack by the use of the "rickers."
Having heard about their rickers yesterday I saw this which seems to be about a LGB Olympic event ... www. youtube.com/watch?
rickers to the mast – heads in order to increase the spread of our aerials, but still we failed to hear anything.
"I want to go ragpick with him and be pag-rickers together.