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Wick,

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.

wick

1
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

wick

2
Archaic a village or hamlet

Wick

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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"Damn Private Dormer and you too!" said Bobby Wick, running the blotter over the half-finished letter.
Revere, his eyes red at the rims and his nose very white, went into Bobby's tent to write a letter to Papa Wick which should bow the white head of the ex-Commissioner of Chota-Buldana in the keenest sorrow of his life.
"Wot's up?" asked twenty tents; and through twenty tents ran the answer - "Wick, 'e's down."
"Not going out this journey," whispered Bobby Wick gallantly, at the end of the third day.
He and the Regimental Surgeon fought together with Death for the life of Bobby Wick. Their work was interrupted by a hairy apparition in a blue-gray dressing-gown, who stared in horror at the bed and cried - "Oh, my Gawd!
And that country, where the Winkies live, is ruled by the Wicked Witch of the West, who would make you her slave if you passed her way."
W.A.--Because He teaches and commands nothing but what is good, righteous, and holy, and tends to make us perfectly good, as well as perfectly happy; and because He forbids and commands us to avoid all that is wicked, that is evil in itself, or evil in its consequence.
Wife.--So then He never makee kill, never angry when you do wicked; then He no good Himself, or no great able.
[Here Will Atkins said his heart sunk within him to hear a poor untaught creature desire to be taught to know God, and he such a wicked wretch, that he could not say one word to her about God, but what the reproach of his own carriage would make most irrational to her to believe; nay, that already she had told him that she could not believe in God, because he, that was so wicked, was not destroyed.]
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In Wick Bay alone, 37 fishermen from Caithness, the Western Isles and Orkney perished after their vessels were pitched on to the rocks and piers due to the ferocity of the gales combined with the low tide.
Where Avengers Endgame made $29.4 million on the weekend of the 17th of May, John Wick: Chapter 3--Parabellum almost doubled those numbers with $57 million in the US alone.