An example of wick is the white cord in the center of a candle on which the flame burns.
An example of to wick is the action of a paper towel absorbing a spill.
Water gradually wicking up through the bricks.
A fabric that wicks sweat away from the skin.
Trim the wick fairly short, so that the flame does not smoke.
The fabric wicks perspiration away from the body.
As wick as an eel.
T' wickest young chap at ivver Ah seen.
He's a strange wick bairn alus runnin' aboot.
I'll skin ye wick! (skin you alive)
I thowt they was dead last back end but they're wick enif noo.
"Are you afraid of going across the churchyard in the dark?" "Lor' bless yer noÃ¤ miss! It isn't dead uns I'm scar'd on, it's wick uns."
I'll swop wi' him my poor dead horse for his wick. "” Ballads and Songs of the Peasantry of England, page 210
Fed close? Why, it's eaten into t' hard wick. (spoken of a pasture which has been fed very close)