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Nickle  n.  (Zool.) The European woodpecker, or yaffle; called also nicker pecker.

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"Nickle" Quotes from Famous Books

... surround one, go far towards making these changes. When we look at the immense safes in the office of out neighbor, filled with bonds and mortgages, we feel that a safe will look well. So we purchased a sort of an iron range, with a nickle plated knob, and a lock with as many figures on it as a tax list or a lottery advertisement, and placed it where it will strike the visitor on his first entrance. Ah, what an imposing affair it is! As we lean back in a chair and 1ook at it, ...
— Peck's Compendium of Fun • George W. Peck

... my favourite preacher's Nickle, He keeps for Pitt a rod in pickle; His gestures fright the astonished gazers, His sarcasms ...
— History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2) • Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange

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