wicker


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Synonyms for wicker

slender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes)

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work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)

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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.
Without her market- basket, which is a sort of wicker well with two flapping lids, she never stirs abroad.
As nothing could be done for him at the moment, he was placed on one of the wicker shields used for the wounded, and carried along with us.
As soon as she had got possession of it, she put it in a wicker basket with Colia's help, and covered it with a napkin.
The porter was drowsing on his bench within the lodge, but at the knock he roused himself and, opening the wicket, came hobbling forth and greeted the Knight, while a tame starling that hung in a wicker cage within piped out, "
Then he sat down on the wicker edge opposite to Bert, and put one leg over to dangle outside.
A long wicker basket of flowers and branches had arrived from the country, and Katharine, kneeling upon the floor of the drawing-room, was sorting them while Cassandra watched her from an arm-chair, and absent-mindedly made spasmodic offers of help which were not accepted.
A pair of wicker arm-chairs by the fireside invited one to warm one's hands at a grate full of gilt shavings; a great lamp swung above the table--the kind of lamp which makes the light of civilisation across dark fields to one walking in the country.
she says anxiously, and I see it, and hear it, for this time it is a bran-new wicker chair, of the kind that whisper to themselves for the first six months.
The biggest piece of furniture was an enormous wicker trunk, with a very lively coloured stocking dangling out at a hole in it, and a notice on the top that Joey was the funniest man on earth.
At once a little girl rose from her seat and walked to the door of the car, carrying a wicker suit-case in one hand and a round bird-cage covered up with newspapers in the other, while a parasol was tucked under her arm.
The Prince, as he lounged in his wicker chair and watched the blue smoke of his cigarette curl upwards, looked more like an Italian--perhaps a Spaniard.
They passed out of the compound through a small wicker gate, and went on under the blazing sun, winding about among new-planted cocoanuts that threw no shade.
They reeled about the room, locked in each other's arms, and came down with a crash across the splintered wreckage of a wicker chair.