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wrick


wrick [rik] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with or without object), noun

  1. wrench; strain.

Origin of wrick 1275–1325; Middle English wrikken to make abrupt movements; perhaps akin to wrinkle1, wrench Examples from the Web for wrick Historical Examples of wrick

  • How many men would have had the courage to wrick their foot as he had done?

    Tommy and Grizel

    J.M. Barrie

  • British Dictionary definitions for wrick wrick verb

    1. a variant spelling (chiefly Brit) of rick 2

    Word Origin for wrick C19: earlier rick; perhaps from Middle Low German wricken to move jerkily, sprain

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