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wick·et / ˈwikit/ • n. 1. (also wick·et door or wick·et gate) a small door or gate, esp. one beside or in a larger one. ∎  an opening in a door or wall, often fitted with glass or a grille and used for selling tickets or a similar purpose. ∎  one of the wire hoops on a croquet course. 2. Cricket each of the sets of three stumps with two bails across the top at either end of the pitch, defended by a batsman. ∎  the prepared strip of ground between these two sets of stumps. ∎  the dismissal of a batsman; each of ten dismissals regarded as marking a division of a side's innings: Darlington won by four wickets. PHRASES: a sticky wicket Cricket a pitch that has been drying after rain and is difficult to bat on. ∎  [in sing.] inf. a tricky or awkward situation: the problem of who sits where can create a sticky wicket. take a wicket Cricket (of a bowler or a fielding side) dismiss a batsman.

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wicket small door or gate XIII; (in cricket) XVIII. — AN., ONF. wiket = (O)F. guichet, of uncert. orig.

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wicket

wicket. Small door or gate forming part of a larger door or gate, essentially a door within a door.

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