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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nick \Nick\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nicked (n[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Nicking.] 1. To make a nick or nicks in; to notch; to keep count of or upon by nicks; as, to nick a stick, tally, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To mar; to deface; to make ragged, as by cutting nicks or notches in; to create a nick[2] in, deliberately or accidentally; as, to nick the rim of a teacup. [1913 Webster +PJC] And thence proceed to nicking sashes. --Prior. [1913 Webster] The itch of his affection should not then Have nicked his captainship. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To suit or fit into, as by a correspondence of nicks; to tally with. [1913 Webster] Words nicking and resembling one another are applicable to different significations. --Camden. [1913 Webster] 4. To hit at, or in, the nick; to touch rightly; to strike at the precise point or time. [1913 Webster] The just season of doing things must be nicked, and all accidents improved. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 5. To make a cross cut or cuts on the under side of (the tail of a horse, in order to make him carry it higher). [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "nicked": battlemented, chopped, crenate, crenated, crenellated, crenulate, dentate, dentated, embrasured, erose, gashed, incised, indented, jagged, jaggy, lacerate, lacerated, notched, saw-toothed, sawlike, scalloped, scored, serrate, serrated, serrulated, toothed