Notes: I didn’t know this word, but I do know a similar word
The word wrick, as a verb, means “to sprain or wrench”. As a noun, it is “a sprain”
Our word came into English in the early 1300s
Background / Comments
I have used this word to refer to a slight pain in an ankle or wrist, but I thought it was spelled rick, not wrick. I also was unaware that it meant an actual sprain. Our word comes from the Middle Low German word wricken (to sprain).