pickwick

[ pik-wik ]
/ ˈpɪk wɪk /
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noun

a picklike implement for catching up and raising a short wick of an oil lamp.

Nearby words

  1. pickthank,
  2. pickup,
  3. pickup arm,
  4. pickup camper,
  5. pickup tube,
  6. pickwick papers, the,
  7. pickwick, samuel,
  8. pickwickian,
  9. pickwickian syndrome,
  10. pickwickianism

Origin of pickwick

First recorded in 1860–65; pick1 + wick1

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