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wick

(wĭk)
Any material that absorbs liquids. Wicks are used in wounds and cavities to drain accumulated fluids.
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It said: "Although Wickes said the 50% discount was not intended as a discount against a previous selling price, we noted a unit bought as part of the 50% off multi-buy offer cost the same as before the promotion began.
Banning the ad, the ASA told Wickes not to alter list prices in a way that gave the misleading impression of a genuine saving when that was not the case.
While it is not illegal to sell house coal, the Examiner has asked Wickes why it sells a product that is illegal to use.
While you're in Wickes, or on wickes.co.uk, check out the latest offers, including 50% off selected lighting and a fantastic buy one, get one free on all coloured emulsion paint (until February 21, T&Cs apply).
Security lighting, like this one from Wickes, right, performs two roles: it's practical lighting that comes on when needed by way of a sensor, and it deters anyone walking around your home because they can be seen!
IF you plan to do any wallpapering or painting, you'll find the heavy duty decorating table from Wickes (www.wickes.co.uk) useful.
Sales at Wickes owner Travis Perkins slowed in its last three months as the economic squeeze deterred people from buying new kitchens and bathrooms.
Officers James Wickes and Daniel Gilbert spoke to a neighbor who told them a man named Michael had thrown a bottle at the boys, ages 9 and 6.
Wickes has launched a new paint range which offers top quality paint at great value prices.
Builders' merchant Travis Perkins offered hopes of a trading recovery as demand for kitchens and bathrooms boosted sales at its Wickes DIY chain.
FABRICE Muamba was promoting the Wickes On Me Shed Son competition at St Andrew's on Friday.
WICKES owner Travis Perkins raised the spirits of investors yesterday after profits beat expectations and it forecast a recovery in market conditions.