- a thin, flexible twig; withe
- such twigs or long, woody strips woven together, as in making baskets or furniture
- wickerwork (sense )
Origin of wickerMiddle English wiker ; from Scand, as in Swedish dialect, dialectal viker, Danish dialect, dialectal vigger, willow, Swedish vika, to bend ; from Indo-European base an unverified form weig- from source weak
- Flexible twigs, branches, plant stems, or pieces of synthetic material, used for making baskets or furniture.
Origin of wickerMiddle English wiker, of Scandinavian origin; see weik-2 in Indo-European roots.
- Made of wickerwork.
Middle English wiker, cognate with Swedish vikker (“willow"), Old Norse veikr (“weak"), English weak