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 for high-holder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flicker \Flick"er\, n.
     1. The act of wavering or of fluttering; fluctuation; sudden
        and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of
        the dying flame.
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     2. (Zool.) The golden-winged woodpecker ({Colaptes aurutus);
        -- so called from its spring note. Called also
        yellow-hammer, high-holder, pigeon woodpecker, and
        yucca.
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              The cackle of the flicker among the oaks.
                                                    --Thoureau.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  High-holder \High"-hold`er\, n. (Zool.)
     The flicker; -- called also high-hole. [Local, U. S.]
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