wicking

noun

wick·​ing ˈwi-kiŋ How to pronounce wicking (audio)
: material for wicks

Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wicking was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Wicking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wicking. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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