Meaning of WICKIUP in English

/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 ]

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