First bc flames me, now my GOOD name is being used in vane (LOL).
Definitions - Main Entry: (1)wick Pronunciation: 'wik Function: noun Etymology: Middle English weke, wicke, from Old English wEoce; akin to Old High German wiohha wick, Middle Irish figid he weaves Date: before 12th century : a bundle of fibers or a loosely twisted, braided, or woven cord, tape, or tube usually of soft spun cotton threads that by capillary attraction draws up to be burned a steady supply of the oil in lamps or the melted tallow or wax in candles
(2)wick Function: transitive verb Date: 1949 : to carry (as moisture) by capillary action -- often used with away, a fabric that wicks away perspiration
Of course the correct definition is ME one whom offers advise while discoursing a small amount of humor along with said advise. Or maybe it's just a nickname. Wick