wicker


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wike \Wike\, n.
   A temporary mark or boundary, as a bough of a tree set up in
   marking out or dividing anything, as tithes, swaths to be
   mowed in common ground, etc.; -- called also wicker. [Prov.
   Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wicker \Wick"er\, n. [OE. wiker, wikir, osier, probably akin to
   AS. w[imac]can to give way. Cf. Weak.]
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   1. A small pliant twig or osier; a rod for making basketwork
      and the like; a withe.
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   2. Wickerwork; a piece of wickerwork, esp. a basket.
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            Then quick did dress
            His half milk up for cheese, and in a press
            Of wicker pressed it.                 --Chapman.
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   3. Same as 1st Wike. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wicker \Wick"er\, a.
   Made of, or covered with, twigs or osiers, or wickerwork.
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         Each one a little wicker basket had,
         Made of fine twigs, entrail['e]d curiously. --Spenser.
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