Origin of wicker
Examples from the Web for 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|Jeff Campagna|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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|Winston Ross|April 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A blue suitcase and a wicker basket had been stacked on top of her body.
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.
The man in the wicker chair was looking at them, a half smile on his lips.Spring Street|James H. Richardson
The girl stretched herself out on the swinging couch, and the youth took his seat on a wicker chair close beside her.Victor Ollnee's Discipline|Hamlin Garland
Piles of wicker baskets were loaded with huge yellow cheeses, and there were many copper milk pails and bowls brimful of whey.The Adventures of Ulysses the Wanderer|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The Plaza was full of people, women talking under the stiff palms, and men sitting on wicker chairs on the hotel piazza opposite.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
Nanty dropped gracefully into a wicker basket-chair, and settled her mauve taffeta gown comfortably and elegantly.Dimbie and I--and Amelia|Mabel Barnes-Grundy
British Dictionary definitions for wicker
Word Origin for wicker
Word Origin and History 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.