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wicket

wick·et

wicket

 
pronunciation:
wI kiht
phrases:
sticky wicket
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small door or gate, usu. set in or near a larger one for use when the larger one is locked.
definition 2: a small opening in a wall, usu. covered by a grill or glass, such as a ticket window or bank teller's partition.
definition 3: in cricket, either of two gatelike objects placed 22 yards apart, each consisting of three wood stumps with two pieces of wood laid across the top, that are the bowler's targets and between which batters run to score.
definition 4: a sluice gate.
definition 5: any small gatelike object, such as one of the wire arches through which players hit the ball in croquet.
definition 6: the area around the bowler's targets in cricket, or the cricket pitch itself.
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phrase: sticky wicket