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Crocket vs. Cricket

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Crocketnoun

(architectural element) Any of a series of hook-shaped decorative floral elements used in Gothic architecture.

Cricketnoun

An insect in the order Orthoptera, especially family Gryllidae, that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs.

Crocketnoun

An ornament often resembling curved and bent foliage, projecting from the sloping edge of a gable, spire, etc.

Cricketnoun

In the form crickets: absolute silence; no communication.

Crocketnoun

A croche, or knob, on the top of a stag's antler.

‘The antlers and the crockets.’;

Cricketnoun

A wooden footstool.

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Crocketnoun

an architectural ornament of curved foliage used at the edge of a spire or gable

Cricketnoun

A signalling device used by soldiers in hostile territory to identify themselves to a friendly in low visibility conditions.

Crocket

A crocket (or croquet) is a hook-shaped decorative element common in Gothic architecture. The name derives from the diminutive of the French croc, meaning , due to the resemblance of crockets to a bishop's crosier.

‘hook’;

Cricketnoun

A relatively small area of a roof constructed to divert water from a horizontal intersection of the roof with a chimney, wall, expansion joint or other projection.

Cricketnoun

(sports) A game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries.

Cricketnoun

An act that is fair and sportsmanlike, derived from the sport.

‘That player's foul wasn't cricket!’;

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Cricketverb

To play the game of cricket.

Cricketnoun

An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings.

Cricketnoun

A low stool.

Cricketnoun

A game much played in England, and sometimes in America, with a ball, bats, and wickets, the players being arranged in two contesting parties or sides.

Cricketnoun

A small false roof, or the raising of a portion of a roof, so as to throw off water from behind an obstacle, such as a chimney.

Cricketverb

To play at cricket.

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Cricketnoun

leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together

Cricketnoun

a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

Cricketverb

play cricket

Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 22-yard (20-metre) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps. The batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat (and running between the wickets), while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this (by preventing the ball from leaving the field, and getting the ball to either wicket) and dismiss each batter (so they are ).

‘out’;

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