verb (used with object)
Origin of wick1
Related formswick·less, adjective
Definition for wick (2 of 4)
Origin of wick2
Definition for wick (3 of 4)
Definition for wick (4 of 4)
Examples from the Web for wick
Dabbing wax on the coil or using hash oil on the wick also works.
Wick Allison speaks some truth to his fellow conservatives about fairness and how that translates to success at the ballot box.
One is "poor, obscure, plain and little"; the other is a "wild, wick slip."
For an instant I saw her standing in that position—then the wick of the spent candle fell over into the socket.The Lock And Key Library|Various
If the wick is too small, the fire may burn back thru the burner and ignite the oil in the bowl.Mechanical Devices in the Home|Edith Louise Allen
When the wick sputtered, the devotee trembled in fear of failure.The Grandissimes|George Washington Cable
Just at that critical moment the wick of the candle flickered a moment in the socket, and expired.Roughing it in the Bush|Susanna Moodie
"It is all very unlikely," answered our Argus; and he went to the lantern, the wick of which he found crushed down.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt