If one of the seven animals we had should nicker, we were lost.
Some knew it as the nicker tree, but the reason for the name is not known.
The Neck, or Nicker, has become quite a stranger in England.
For months he had not heard the sound of a human voice, nor the nicker of any horse other than his own.
He called softly, but there came no nicker of response from the pony.