Meaning of nicker-pecker in English:

nicker-pecker

(also nick-a-pecker, nicker-picker)

Pronunciation /ˈnɪkəpɛkə/

noun

dialect British, Midlands English
  • Nicker.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Francis Grose (d. 1791), antiquary. From nicker, of uncertain origin + pecker.