Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [w'ɪk]
meaning of the word
a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
any piece of cord that conveys liquid by capillary action; "the physician put a wick in the wound to drain it"
"Make yourself easy, there is no danger of that, for I heard Tilney hallooing to a man who was just passing by on horseback, that they were going as far as Wick Rocks."