wick

Definition of wick

Pronunciation: wĭk
n.1.
1.A street; a village; a castle; a dwelling; a place of work, or exercise of authority; - now obsolete except in composition; as, bailiwick, Warwick, Greenwick.
2.(Curling) A narrow port or passage in the rink or course, flanked by the stones of previous players.
1.A bundle of fibers, or a loosely twisted or braided cord, tape, or tube, usually made of soft spun cotton threads, which by capillary attraction draws up a steady supply of the oil in lamps, the melted tallow or wax in candles, or other material used for illumination, in small successive portions, to be burned.
But true it is, that when the oil is spent
The light goes out, and wick is thrown away.
- Spenser.
v. i.1.(Curling) To strike a stone in an oblique direction.

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