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Found 3 items, similar to Wick.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: any piece of cord that conveys liquid by capillary action
2: a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws
fuel by capillary action up into the flame [syn: taper]
English → English (gcide)
wick \wick\, v. i. (Curling)
To strike a stone in an oblique direction. --Jamieson.
wick \wick\ (w[i^]k), or Wich \Wich\ (w[i^]ch), n. [AS. w[=i]c
village, fr. L. vicus. In some names of places, perhaps fr.
Icel. v[=i]k an inlet, creek, bay. See Vicinity, and cf.
1. A street; a village; a castle; a dwelling; a place of
work, or exercise of authority; -- now obsolete except in
composition; as, bailiwick, Warwick, Greenwick. --Stow.
2. (Curling) A narrow port or passage in the rink or course,
flanked by the stones of previous players.
wick \wick\ (w[i^]k), n. [OE. wicke, weyke, weke, AS. weoca or
wecca; cf. D. wiek a roll of lint, Prov. G. wicke, and
wieche, OHG. wiohha, Sw. veke, Dan. v[ae]ge; of uncertain
A bundle of fibers, or a loosely twisted or braided cord,
tape, or tube, usually made of soft spun cotton threads,
which by capillary attraction draws up a steady supply of the
oil in lamps, the melted tallow or wax in candles, or other
material used for illumination, in small successive portions,
to be burned.
But true it is, that when the oil is spent
The light goes out, and wick is thrown away. --Spenser.