Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Furniture or other work made of wicker.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Basketwork of any sort; anything plaited, woven, or wattled of flexible and tough materials, as osier, ratan, and shaved strips of wood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A texture of osiers, twigs, or rods; articles made of such a texture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable A thing or things made of wicker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)

Etymologies

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wicker +‎ work (“made of specified material”)

Examples

  • Mrs. Arkwright pointed triumphantly to a big stone-bottle cased in wickerwork, under which the cabman was staggering toward the door.

    Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls

  • In England the best-known example of these leaf-clad mummers is the Jack-in-the-Green, a chimney-sweeper who walks encased in a pyramidal framework of wickerwork, which is covered with holly and ivy, and surmounted by a crown of flowers and ribbons.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • In England the best-known example of these leaf-clad mummers is the Jack-in-the-Green, a chimney-sweeper who walks encased in a pyramidal framework of wickerwork, which is covered with holly and ivy, and surmounted by a crown of flowers and ribbons.

    Chapter 10. Relics of Tree Worship in Modern Europe

  • Jack-in-the-Green, a chimney-sweeper who walks encased in a pyramidal framework of wickerwork, which is covered with holly and ivy, and surmounted by a crown of flowers and ribbons.

    The Golden Bough

  • In England the best-known example of these leaf-clad mummers is the Jack-in-the-Green, a chimney-sweeper who walks encased in a pyramidal framework of wickerwork, which is covered with holly and ivy, and surmounted by a crown of flowers and ribbons.

    The Golden Bough : a study of magic and religion

  • These were constructed of yellow bamboo, tastefully twisted together in a kind of wickerwork, and thatched with the long tapering leaves of the palmetto.

    Around the World in Ten Days

  • The eco-sensitive wickerwork coffin arrived he would have hated the idea of his widow spending money on a fancy wooden coffin fated to rot in the ground.

    Simon Hoggart's week: Keeping ahead of the rhinos

  • Spain, featuring flamenco dancers and a flamboyant wickerwork design, is also a hot favorite.

    Tyranny Of High Expectations Plagues Shanghai Expo

  • The boy was playing with a wickerwork basket on the little beach.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • The kindergarten teachers brought with them sample handicrafts (including folding, weaving, embroidery and wickerwork), labeling each of them in German, Russian and English.

    Hasya Sukenik-Feinsod.

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