Cricket


Cricket
Cricket Crick"et, n. [AS. cricc, crycc, crooked staff, crutch. Perh. first used in sense 1, a stool probably having been first used as a wicket. See {Crutch}.] 1. A low stool. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. [1913 Webster]

3. (Arch.) 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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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