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wicker

1. a slender flexible twig or shoot, esp of willow
2. short for wickerwork
3. made, consisting of, or constructed from wicker
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The odour from the wicker bottle (which has somehow passed into Durdles's keeping) soon intimates that the cork has been taken out; but this is not ascertainable through the sense of sight, since neither can descry the other.
As aeronauts lighten the load they carry, when they wish to rise, similarly Durdles has lightened the wicker bottle in coming up.
laughed Gabriel Grub, as he sat himself down on a flat tombstone which was a favourite resting-place of his, and drew forth his wicker bottle.
Gabriel paused, in some alarm, in the act of raising the wicker bottle to his lips, and looked round.
The day had broken when Gabriel Grub awoke, and found himself lying at full length on the flat gravestone in the churchyard, with the wicker bottle lying empty by his side, and his coat, spade, and lantern, all well whitened by the last night's frost, scattered on the ground.
The lantern, the spade, and the wicker bottle were found, that day, in the churchyard.
It is formed of a light wicker, and is wonderfully strong, for so frail looking a machine.
The older man sat in that wicker chair; it was he who used the cigar-holder.
There was a wicker cradle on the floor, a kettle spouting steam on the hob, and some child's linen lay drying on the fender.
But where is your wicker flask, Monsieur Musqueton?
In his opening statement, Wicker noted the importance of collecting standardized and accurate data about where reliable fixed and mobile broadband already exists to aid broadband investment decisions.
THIS is the first glimpse of the new PS16 million Wicker Man ride at Alton Towers - a wooden rollercoaster that sees riders travel through a giant blazing structure.