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Tony Winner
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non native english speaker seaking help
what does "wick" exactly mean? Dictionnaries don't help much :-C
I can imagine what it means because of the context and similqr words but I'm not really sure.
please help?

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Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:26 pm
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Hmm. How to explain it simply...
Wick means alive, in the Secret Garden, I believe it more specifically refers to plants that are green, or are at least green on the inside (ergo still alive).

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It's essentially yorkshire slang mean alive, green, thriving.

Used in context:
Dickon knew that allthough the plant had yet to bud, it was still wick and within a few months, it had bloomed.


Sun Oct 26, 2008 12:08 pm
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Thank you all; I understood the song; of course; but the meaning of "wick" had me completely lost. I thought it was a weird pronuntiation of "week" or somehing like that...

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