wicker

Part of speech: adjective

Made of twigs, osiers, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A pliant young shoot or rod.

Part of speech: noun

Ware made of such shoots.

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Usage examples "wicker":

  1. It was covered with a fine light wicker weave, of the same pattern as that jug which De Courtenay had left at the post gate that morning in early spring. - "The Maid of the Whispering Hills", Vingie E. Roe.
  2. Then the stove and the wicker chair claimed her again, as did the suspense of waiting, with its burden of apprehension. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.
  3. A minute later she was pushing him briskly along the street while Mark sat, still half dazed, in the wicker chair, her old red shawl was across his lap. - "You Too Can Be A Millionaire", Noel Miller Loomis.