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Language: Old English
Origin: weoce

wick

noun
     
wick
Related topics: Household, Gas, Coal, Oil
wick [countable]
1DH the piece of thread in a candle, that burns when you light it
2DHTPG a long piece of material in an oil lamp, that sucks up oil so that the lamp can burn
3

get on somebody's wick

British English spoken informal to annoy someone

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