Etymology
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pricket (n.)

"sharp point upon which a candle may be stuck," early 15c., from prick + -et.

updated on November 01, 2020

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Definitions of pricket from WordNet

pricket (n.)
a sharp metal spike to hold a candle;
pricket (n.)
male deer in his second year;
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