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Wicket vs. Cricket

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Wicketnoun

A small door or gate, especially one beside a larger one.

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.

Wicketnoun

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

Cricketnoun

In the form crickets: absolute silence; no communication.

Wicketnoun

(Britain) A service window, as in a bank or train station, where a customer conducts transactions with a teller

Cricketnoun

A wooden footstool.

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Wicketnoun

a ticket barrier at a rail station, box office at a cinema, etc.

Cricketnoun

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

Wicketnoun

(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.

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.

Wicketnoun

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

Cricketnoun

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

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Wicketnoun

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

Cricketnoun

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

‘That player's foul wasn't cricket!’;

Wicketnoun

(cricket) The pitch.

Cricketverb

To play the game of cricket.

Wicketnoun

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

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.

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Wicketnoun

(croquet) Any of the small arches through which the balls are driven.

Cricketnoun

A low stool.

Wicketnoun

A temporary metal attachment that one attaches one's lift-ticket to.

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.

Wicketnoun

A shelter made from tree boughs, used by lumbermen.

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.

Wicketnoun

(mining) The space between the pillars, in post-and-stall working.

Cricketverb

To play at cricket.

Wicketnoun

An angle bracket when used in HTML.

Cricketnoun

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

Wicketnoun

(veterinary) A device to measure the height of animals, usually dogs.

Cricketnoun

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

Wicketnoun

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.

‘And so went to the high street, . . . and came to the great tower, but the gate and wicket was fast closed.’; ‘The wicket, often opened, knew the key.’;

Cricketverb

play cricket

Wicketnoun

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.

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’;

Wicketnoun

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.

Wicketnoun

A place of shelter made of the boughs of trees, - used by lumbermen, etc.

Wicketnoun

The space between the pillars, in postand-stall working.

Wicketnoun

cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket

Wicketnoun

a small arch used as croquet equipment

Wicketnoun

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

Wicketnoun

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

Wicket

In cricket, the term wicket has several meanings: It is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch. The fielding team's players can hit the wicket with the ball in a number of ways to get a batsman out.

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