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 Nickar or Hnickar.Nicker. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nickel Silver.
 
A mixed metal of copper, zinc, and nickel, containing more nickel than what is called “German silver.” From its hardness it is well adapted for electroplating. (German, nickel, which also means a strumpet.)   1
 


 Nickar or Hnickar.Nicker. 

 
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