/wik"ee up'/ , n.
1. (in Nevada, Arizona, etc.) an American Indian hut made of brushwood or covered with mats.
2. Western U.S. any rude hut.
Also, wickyup, wikiup .
[ 1850-55, Amer.; earlier and still dialectally applied to the bark- or mat-covered wigwams of the Upper Great Lakes Indians wi·kiya·pi house
wi·kiwa·mi; cf. WIGWAM ]