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Definition of "wicke" [wick•e]

  • Obsolete form of wicked. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wicke" in a sentence
  • "The flame of mount Hecla (sayth he) will not burne towe (which is most apt matter for the wicke of a candle) neither is it quenched with water."
  • "Clerkes munekes ⁊ kanunes. þar boþ þos gode wicke tunes."
  • "Wicks were made of loosely spun hemp or tow, or of cotton; from the milkweed which grows so plentifully in our fields and roads to-day the children gathered in late summer the silver "silk-down" which was "spun grossly into candle wicke.""