Flicker Flick"er, n. 1. The act of wavering or of fluttering; fluctuation; sudden and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of the dying flame. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The golden-winged woodpecker ({Colaptes aurutus}); -- so called from its spring note. Called also {yellow-hammer}, {high-holder}, {pigeon woodpecker}, and {yucca}. [1913 Webster]

The cackle of the flicker among the oaks. --Thoureau. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(Emberiza citrinella)


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