dacker

dacker

[dak-er, dah-ker]
verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.
1.
to totter or stagger.
2.
to waver or shake.
3.
to saunter; move slowly or idly.
4.
to vacillate; act irresolutely or indecisively.
Also, daiker.


Origin:
1625–35; perhaps < early Dutch daeckeren to flutter, vibrate, Middle Dutch dakeren to wave, flutter

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