Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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AIKER, n.1 (See quots.) [′ɛkər (Marw.)] Sh. 1914  Angus Gl.:
Aiker, the crop of the bere plant.
Ork. 1929  Marw.:
Aiker, a stalk of corn with the ear on. Same as . . . aichan. (Both these words are used of bere chiefly, the similar term for oats being rip.)

[See Acker,2 Aicher, Icker.]

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