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wicket (n.)

early 13c., "small door or gate," especially one forming part of a larger one, from Anglo-French wiket, Old North French wiket (Old French guichet, Norman viquet) "small door, wicket, wicket gate," probably from Proto-Germanic *wik- (source also of Old Norse vik "nook," Old English wican "to give way, yield"), from PIE root *weik- (2) "to bend, to wind." The notion is of "something that turns." Cricket sense of "set of three sticks defended by the batsman" is recorded from 1733; hence many figurative phrases in British English.

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Definitions of wicket

wicket (n.)
cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket;
wicket (n.)
a small arch used as croquet equipment;
Synonyms: hoop
wicket (n.)
small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door);
Synonyms: wicket door / wicket gate
wicket (n.)
small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted;
Synonyms: lattice / grille
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