Origin of wicker
Examples from the Web for wicker
Contemporary Examples of wicker
The large bottle is served slightly on its side in a wicker basket so the sediment can sink to the bottom.Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France
December 2, 2013
Could a mind-boggling vendetta be behind the ricin letters sent to Obama and Wicker?Paul Kevin Curtis and J. Everett Dutschke: Epic Feud and Ricin Letters
April 25, 2013
A blue suitcase and a wicker basket had been stacked on top of her body.Does Jeffrey MacDonald Belong in Jail?
January 3, 2013
I do not remember Sen. Wicker ever approaching the Democrats in good faith and attempting to build that metaphorical bridge.
As I said earlier, Sen. Wicker has now won re-election on Tuesday by a comfortable margin.
Historical Examples of wicker
It was a large bedroom with high ceilings and wicker furniture.The Rock of Chickamauga
Joseph A. Altsheler
They vse also mosse tyed on aboue the clay with some bryer, wicker, or other bands.A New Orchard And Garden
He sat in his wicker chair before the fire and rocked himself and moaned.The Christian
There were arrows and wicker shields also, and the huge wooden shields of the Egyptians.Anabasis
The wicker armchair was the most substantial thing about her person.'Twixt Land & Sea
Word Origin for wicker
mid-14c., "wickerwork," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Middle Swedish viker "willow branch") akin to Old Norse vikja "to move, turn," Swedish vika "to bend," and related to Old English wican "to give way, yield" (see weak). The notion is of pliant twigs.