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town (1991 pop. 7,770), Highland, N Scotland, on Wick Bay at the mouth of the Wick River. The town consists of the villages of Louisburgh, Old Wick, and Pulteneytown. It is an important port for whitefish. Tourism is economically important; the area's famous glass-blowing factory is an attraction.


a cord or band of loosely twisted or woven fibres, as in a candle, cigarette lighter, etc., that supplies fuel to a flame by capillary action


Archaic a village or hamlet


a town in N Scotland, in Highland, at the head of Wick Bay (an inlet of the North Sea). Pop.: 7333 (2001)
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