Bicker

Definition of Bicker

Bick´er
n.1.A small wooden vessel made of staves and hoops, like a tub.
v. i.1.To skirmish; to exchange blows; to fight.
[imp. & p. p. Bickered ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bickering.]
Two eagles had a conflict, and bickered together.
- Holland.
2.To contend in petulant altercation; to wrangle.
Petty things about which men cark and bicker.
- Barrow.
3.To move quickly and unsteadily, or with a pattering noise; to quiver; to be tremulous, like flame.
They [streamlets] bickered through the sunny shade.
- Thomson.
n.1.A skirmish; an encounter.
2.A fight with stones between two parties of boys.
3.A wrangle; also, a noise,, as in angry contention.

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