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Wishbone

Chicken, Turkey, tradition, luck, fortune, pull, snap

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Wisbech Castle

Norman castle destroyed by flood, rebuilt as a palace and then a Regency villa

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Windsock

Airfield, wind direction, wind strength, conical or sock-shaped

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Window

Glazed wall or door opening, admitting light, curtains, blinds, security

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Windmill

A building with sails that turn in the wind to generate power and grind grain into flour

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Wild Deer

Mammal living in a herd that eats then regurgitates, before chewing the resultant cud and digesting a second time

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White Horse

Ipswich hotel made famous by Charles Dickens, who wrote ‘The Pickwick Papers’ there

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Whistle

Shrill noise used to call or alert made by blowing an instrument, or sound made through pursued lips

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Wherry Boat

Cargo or passenger sailing barge familiar in Suffolk and Norfolk, with a low angled bow

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Wheel

A round form attached to an axle that eases the movement or carriage of a load

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