Associations to the word «Wicket»

Wiktionary

WICKET, noun. A small door or gate, especially one associated with a larger one.
WICKET, noun. A small window or other opening, sometimes fitted with a grating.
WICKET, noun. (British) A service window, as in a bank or train station, where a customer conducts transactions with a teller; a ticket barrier at a rail station.
WICKET, 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.
WICKET, noun. (cricket) A dismissal; the act of a batsman getting out.
WICKET, noun. (cricket) The period during which two batsmen bat together.
WICKET, noun. (cricket) The pitch.
WICKET, noun. (cricket) The area around the stumps where the batsmen stand.
WICKET, noun. (croquet) Any of the small arches through which the balls are driven.
WICKET, noun. (skiing) (snowboarding) A temporary metal attachment that one attaches one's lift-ticket to.
WICKET, noun. (US) (dialect) A shelter made from tree boughs, used by lumbermen.
WICKET, noun. (mining) The space between the pillars, in post-and-stall working.
WICKET, noun. (Internet) (informal) An angle bracket when used in HTML.
WICKET GATE, noun. A small gate or door, especially one built into a large one.
WICKET MAIDEN, noun. (cricket) a maiden over in which a bowler gets a batsman out
WICKET MAIDENS, noun. Plural of wicket maiden

Dictionary definition

WICKET, noun. Cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket.
WICKET, noun. A small arch used as croquet equipment.
WICKET, noun. Small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door).
WICKET, noun. Small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted.

Wise words

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