Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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AIKER, n.2 (See quot.) Bnff.2 1929:
“Aiker” is chopped shell-fish, etc., thrown into the water as bait to attract fish when one fishes with a rod from pier or rock. (Gamrie.)

[Cf. Acker,2 crushed mass.]

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