Wicket

In the sport of cricket the word wicket has several distinct meanings: ==Definitions== Most of the time, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch. The wicket is guarded by a batsman who, with his bat, attempts to prevent the ball from hitting the wicket. The origin of the word is from the standard ...
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Wicket

(1) The structure of three vertical stumps and two horizontal bails, 28 inches high by nine wide, at either end of the pitch, that it is the batsman's primary responsibility to defend. (2) By extension from (a), the batsman's right to be on the field; by getting a batsman out, a bowler is said to take his wicket. (3) Term colloquially but incorrect...
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wicket

(from the article `cricket`) ...bowled at a tree stump or at the hurdle gate into a sheep pen. This gate consisted of two uprights and a crossbar resting on the slotted tops; the ... A wicket consists of three stumps, or stakes, each 28 inches (71.1 cm) high and of equal thickness (about 1.25 inches in diameter), stuck into the ... ....
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wicket

[n] - cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces 2. [n] - a small arch used as croquet equipment 3. [n] - small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door) 4. [n] - small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
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Wicket

• (n.) A place of shelter made of the boughs of trees, -- used by lumbermen, etc. • (n.) A small framework at which the ball is bowled. It consists of three rods, or stumps, set vertically in the ground, with one or two short rods, called bails, lying horizontally across the top. • (n.) The space between the pillars, in postand-stall...
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wicket

wicket gate noun small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door)
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wicket

noun small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
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Wicket

Wick'et noun [ Middle English wiket , Old French wiket , guichet , French quichet ; probably of Scand. origin; confer Icelandic v...k a small creek, inlet, bay, vik a corner.] 1. A small gate or door, especially one forming part of, or placed near, a ...
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wicket

1. A small gate or door, especially one forming part of, or placed near, a larger door or gate; a narrow opening or entrance cut in or beside a door or gate, or the door which is used to close such entrance or aperture. Piers Plowman. 'Heaven's wicket.' 'And so went to the high street, . . . And came to the great tower, but the gate and wicket was ...
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wicket

a small door or gate.
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Wicket

Device used to measure the height of a dog at the withers.
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Wicket

Device used to measure the height of a dog at the withers.
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Wicket

In architecture a wicket is a small door formed in a larger one, to admit of ingress and egress, without opening the whole.
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Wicket

One of those ubiquitous words that is central to the game of cricket. The word can be used to describe the 22 yards between the stumps, the stumps collectively (bails included), the act of hitting these stumps and so dismissing the batsman, and perversely, the act of not being out (Gayle and Sarwan added 257 for the second wicket). Plus any other u...
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Wicket

Person-sized door set into the main gate door.
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Wicket

Person-sized door set into the main gate door.
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wicket

small door forming part of larger door of a church or castle
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