from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flexible plant branch or twig, as of a willow, used in weaving baskets or furniture.
- n. Wickerwork.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A flexible branch or twig of a plant such as willow, used in weaving baskets and furniture
- n. Wickerwork.
- adj. Made of wickerwork.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small pliant twig or osier; a rod for making basketwork and the like; a withe.
- n. Wickerwork; a piece of wickerwork, esp. a basket.
- n. Same as 1st Wike.
- adj. Made of, or covered with, twigs or osiers, or wickerwork.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See whicker.
- n. A small pliant twig; an osier; a withe.
- n. Wickerwork in general; hence, an object made of this material, as a basket.
- n. A twig or branch used as a mark: same as wike.
- Consisting of wicker; especially, made of plaited twigs or osiers; also, covered with wickerwork: as, a wicker basket; a wicker chair.
- Made of flexible strips of shaved wood, ratan, or the like: as, wicker furniture; a wicker chair.
- To cover or tit with wickers or osiers; inclose in wickerwork.
- To twist, from being too tightly drawn. Child's Ballads, Gloss.
- To twist (a thread) overmuch.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. slender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes); used for wickerwork
- n. work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
Synthetic wicker is a recent design trend, gaining popularity quickly due to its durability and resistance to extreme temperatures and sun exposure.
Made of black synthetic resin wicker, this outdoor sofa set is built to last.
(These are also countries where you will genuinely still see people carrying their shopping around the local city markets in wicker baskets, some even with gingham linings.)
As Mrs. Bhaer spoke every one bustled about, and in five minutes the three little girls and Teddy were packed into the "clothes-basket," as they called the wicker wagon which Toby drew.
I was staying in an 'open room', one of three such rooms at the top of a normal hotel (still within my budget for accommodation) made from a material that I would call wicker, not sure if there is a more specific name for it though.
You could label the wicker/cloth basket on the school side.
And in the garden there's a little nest: a kind of wicker orb built into the wall to float above the astroturf, filled with cosy sofas.
This piece is loose woven using 6mm thick natural or artificial wicker which is painted in a colour to suit you.
He had a kind of wicker hat on his head, and under it was a face that would have shamed a gorilla -- huge flat nose, pocked cheeks, little yellow eyes and big yellow teeth.
At the far end of the pool there was a = stairway leading from a wooden landing to a wicket (sic = C4 "wicker"?) door = set in the face of a cliff of grey stone that ran steeply down to the = pond's edge.