Recent Examples of wicker from the Web
The butts were put out near a wicker chair and some other flammable materials, said Boise Fire spokeswoman Char Jackson.
Carolina Waterfowl Rescue (CWR) was called and a makeshift nest was fashioned out of a wicker basket lined with some sticks and wood chips then fastened in a nearby tree.
Granted, that old Ford has just 12 passenger seats, and they are made out of wicker, but the passengers sit in seats bolted to the floor, facing forward, one in front of the other.
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Origin and Etymology of wicker
Middle English wiker, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect vikker willow, Old Norse veikr weak — more at weak
First Known Use: 14th century
WICKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wicker for English Language Learners
: thin twigs or sticks that are woven together to make furniture and baskets
WICKER Defined for Kids
Definition of wicker for Students
: made of wicker wicker furniture
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