A bundle of fibers, or a loosely twisted or braided cord, tape, or tube, usually made of soft spun cotton threads, which by capillary attraction draws up a steady supply of the oil in lamps, the melted tallow or wax in candles, or other material used for illumination, in small successive portions, to be burned.
To strike a stone in an oblique direction.
wick in Dutch is kousje, pit, lampepit, lont
wick in German is Docht
wick in Italian is stoppino
wick in Spanish is mecha
wick in Swedish is veke