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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈwɪkə(ɹ)/
- Rhymes: -ɪkə(r)
- (US) enPR: wĭkʹər, IPA(key): /ˈwɪkɚ/
- Homophone: whicker (in accents with the wine-whine merger)
- Homophone: Wicca (in non-rhotic accents)
- A flexible branch or twig of a plant such as willow, used in weaving baskets and furniture
- Then quick did dress / His half milk up for cheese, and in a press / Of wicker pressed it.
flexible branch or twig
wickerwork — see wickerwork
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wicker (not comparable)
- Made of wickerwork.
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 12, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
- There were many wooden chairs for the bulk of his visitors, and two wicker armchairs with red cloth cushions for superior people. From the packing-cases had emerged some Indian clubs, […], and all these articles […] made a scattered and untidy decoration that Mrs. Clough assiduously dusted and greatly cherished.