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Wike

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wike A home; a dwelling.
    • n Wike A temporary mark or boundary, as a bough of a tree set up in marking out or dividing anything, as tithes, swaths to be mowed in common ground, etc.; -- called also wicker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wike A Middle English form of week, wick, wick.
    • n wike Office; service.
    • n wike A temporary mark, as a twig or branchlet, used to divide swaths to be mown in commons, etc. Also called wicker.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. wic,. See Wick a village

Usage

In literature:

Wike ap there, will yr. Wike ap.
"Captain Brassbound's Conversion" by George Bernard Shaw
Hugh Wiking for not making suit at the lord's mill, 12d.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
He brings the two hostile Kings as prisoners to Etzel and lays the two crowns of Esthonia and of the Wiking country at his feet.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
Then Isoult talked to Hugh, and found that if his description were to be trusted, Alice Wikes would be no woman at all, but an angel from Heaven.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
And I praye you to hold me excused that I myght not kepe myn day in the Passion wike, for in good feight I was so occupied I myght not.
"The Paston Letters, Volume II (of 6)"
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In news:

Call Chay Wike the other West Third Street story.
Wike advances in 2 events.
Wike, 84, Altoona, died Tuesday at Altoona Regional.
She married Norman H Wike on Aug 10, 1950, in Altoona, and he died Nov 2, 1994.
Haley Wike, 26, was booked into the Yuba County Jail on a $100,000 warrant charging him with involuntary manslaughter.
(Jenkins) Wike, 58, Wichita, passed away on Sunday, Aug 5, 2012.
Peggy J (Jenkins) Wike, 58, former Sedgwick County Zoo groundskeeper, died Sunday, Aug.5, 2012.
This cow-patterned building in Derby houses WMOO and WIKE radio stations.
DERBY – It's business as usual for WMOO-FM and WIKE -AM, even though its parent company, Nassau Broadcasting, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
Wike, a resident the last 54 years of Eakin Road, Harrisville, passed away Friday, April 23, 2010 in Grove City Medical Center, Pine Township.
Wike was booked around 3 pm on $100,000 bail.
A son of Conrad and Rose Irene (Wike) Schuster.
Wike, 84, Altoona, died Tuesday at Altoona Regional.
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