n. (context slang English) biscuit
Usage examples of "bicky".
Take the rather rummy case, for instance, of dear old Bicky and his uncle, the hard-boiled egg.
I was sorry if Bicky was in trouble, but, as a matter of fact, I was rather glad to have something I could discuss freely with Jeeves just then, because things had been a bit strained between us for some time, and it had been rather difficult to hit on anything to talk about that wasn't apt to take a personal turn.
I had met Bicky for the first time at a species of beano or jamboree down in Washington Square, not long after my arrival in New York.
I suppose I was a bit homesick at the time, and I rather took to Bicky when I found that he was an Englishman and had, in fact, been up at Oxford with me.
If Bicky's people hadn't left him anything and he depended on what he could prise out of the old duke, he was in a pretty bad way.
It wasn't much after nine by the time I'd dressed and had my morning tea and was leaning out of the window, watching the street for Bicky and his uncle.
He was trying to square all this prosperity with what he knew of poor old Bicky.
And one had to admit that it took a lot of squaring, for dear old Bicky, though a stout fellow and absolutely unrivalled as an imitator of bull-terriers and cats, was in many ways one of the most pronounced fatheads that ever pulled on a suit of gent's underwear.
I imagine that Bicky in the past, when you knew him, may have been something of a chump, but it's quite different now.
It seemed brutal to be wading into the bill of fare with poor old Bicky headed for the breadline.
By the end of the week the only name we had on our list was a delicatessen-store keeper down in Bicky's part of the town, and as he wanted us to take it out in sliced ham instead of cash that didn't help much.
There was a gleam of light when the brother of Bicky's pawnbroker offered ten dollars, money down, for an introduction to old Chiswick, but the deal fell through, owing to its turning out that the chap was an anarchist and intended to kick the old boy instead of shaking hands with him.
At that, it took me the deuce of a time to persuade Bicky not to grab the cash and let things take their course.
I did let him out of his cage, you know, and he flew around for quite a while looking for the keyhole in the bedroom door, bless him, and when I woke in the morning there he was, back on his perch again, and I knew—I knew—well, because I’d dreamed, you see, and anyway he was chattering away thirteen to the dozen—‘Looo-cifer, Looo-cifer, Bicky for Billy, Looo-cifer.
I did let him out of his cage, you know, and he flew around for quite a while looking for the keyhole in the bedroom door, bless him, and when I woke in the morning there he was, back on his perch again, and I knewI knewwell, because Id dreamed, you see, and anyway he was chattering away thirteen to the dozenLooo-cifer, Looo-cifer, Bicky for Billy, Looo-cifer.