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Definition of Cricket

Cricket
Cricket Crick"et, n. [AS. cricc, crycc, crooked staff, crutch. Perh. first used in sense 1, a stool prob. having been first used as a wicket. See Crutch.] 1. A low stool. 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. 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.
Cricket
Cricket Crick"et, v. i. To play at cricket. --Tennyson.
Cricket
Cricket Crick"et (kr?k"?t), n. [OE. criket, OF. crequet, criquet; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. creak; cf. D. kriek a cricket. See Creak.] (Zo["o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings. Note: The common European cricket is Gryllus domesticus; the common large black crickets of America are G. niger, G. neglectus, and others. Balm cricket. See under Balm. Cricket bird, a small European bird (Silvia locustella); -- called also grasshopper warbler. Cricket frog, a small American tree frog (Acris gryllus); -- so called from its chirping.

Meaning of Cricket from wikipedia

- Cricket is a bat-and-ball game pla**** between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20-metre (22-yard) pitch with a wicket...
- national cricket team, also known as Team India, Men in Blue, and All-Blues[citation needed], is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India...
- sport of cricket. Where words in a sentence are also defined elsewhere in this article, they appear in italics. Certain aspects of cricket terminology...
- First-cl**** cricket is an official cl****ification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket. A first-cl**** match...
- The Indian Under-19 cricket team represents the nation of India in cricket at Under-19 level. The team has won four Under-19 World Cups and has the best...
- cricket team, nicknamed the Windies, is a multi-national men's cricket team representing the Anglophone Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West...
- limited overs cricket, pla**** between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50. The Cricket World Cup...
- The India cricket team are currently touring New Zealand from January to March 2020 to play two Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and five Twenty20...
- The sport of cricket has a known history beginning in the late 16th century. Having originated in south-east England, it became the country's national...
- The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the global governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by representatives...
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