Definition of Wicket

1. Noun. Cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket.

Generic synonyms: Cricket Equipment



2. Noun. A small arch used as croquet equipment.
Exact synonyms: Hoop
Generic synonyms: Croquet Equipment

3. Noun. Small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door).
Exact synonyms: Wicket Door, Wicket Gate
Generic synonyms: Gate

4. Noun. Small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted.
Exact synonyms: Grille, Lattice
Generic synonyms: Opening
Terms within: Stump

Definition of Wicket

1. n. 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.

2. n. 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.

Definition of Wicket

1. Noun. A small door or gate, especially one associated with a larger one ¹

2. Noun. A small window or other opening, sometimes fitted with a grating. ¹

3. Noun. (British) A service window, as in a bank or train station, where a customer conducts transactions with a teller; a (w ticket barrier) at a rail station. ¹

4. Noun. (cricket) One of the two wooden structures at each end of the pitch, consisting of three vertical stumps and two bails; the target for the bowler, defended by the batsman ¹

5. Noun. (cricket) A dismissal; the act of a batsman getting out ¹

6. Noun. (cricket) The period during which two batsmen bat together ¹

7. Noun. (cricket) The pitch ¹

8. Noun. (cricket) The area around the stumps where the batsmen stand ¹

9. Noun. (''Croquet'') Any of the small arches through which the balls are driven ¹

10. Noun. (context: skiing snowboarding): A temporary metal attachment that one attaches one's lift-ticket to. ¹

11. Noun. (Internet informal) an angle bracket when used in HTML ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wicket

1. a small door or gate [n -S]

Medical Definition of Wicket

1. 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 fast closed." (Ld. Berners) "The wicket, often opened, knew the key." (Dryden) 2. A small gate by which the chamber of canal locks is emptied, or by which the amount of water passing to a water wheel is regulated. 3. 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. The ground on which the wickets are set. 4. A place of shelter made of the boughs of trees, used by lumbermen, etc. 5. The space between the pillars, in postand-stall working. Wicket door, Wicket gate, a small door or gate; a wicket. See def. 1, above. Wicket keeper, the player who stands behind the wicket to catch the balls and endeavor to put the batsman out. Origin: OE. Wiket, OF. Wiket, guichet, F. Quichet; probably of Scand. Origin; cf. Icel. Vk a small creek, inlet, bay, vik a corner. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wicket

wickedness
wickednesses
wickeds
wicken
wicken tree
wicken trees
wickenburgite
wickens
wicker
wicker basket
wickered
wickerlike
wickers
wickerwork
wickerworks
wicket (current term)
wicket-keeper
wicket-keeping gloves
wicket door
wicket gate
wicket maiden
wicket maidens
wicketkeeper
wicketkeepers
wicketkeeping
wicketless
wickets
wickies
wicking
wickings

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