Middle English wikerof Scandinavian originweik-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Middle English wiker, cognate with Swedish vikker (“willow"), Old Norse veikr (“weak"), English weak
Wicker Sentence Examples
They protected themselves in battle with a large wooden or wicker shield, the centre of which was ornamented with an iron boss (umbo).
The deck was furnished with wicker furniture, two chairs facing each other and a sofa with a coffee table in front of it.
Scattered over the country were numerous small hamlets, composed mainly of wicker cabins, among which were some which might be called houses; other hamlets were composed of huts of the rudest kind.
In the corners stood carboys of acid in wicker baskets.
They carried double-edged swords and short daggers for use hand to hand, the steel of which was hardened b y being buried underground; their defensive armour was a light Gallic shield or a round wicker buckler, and greaves of felt round their legs.