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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...
- The India cricket team are currently touring Australia from November 2018 to January 2019 to play four Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and...
- 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 2019 Cricket World Cup (officially ICC Cricket World Cup 2019) is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by England and...
- The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full...
- cricket ball is a hard, solid ball used to play cricket. A cricket ball consists of cork covered by leather, and manufacture is regulated by cricket law...
- Mole crickets are members of the insect family Gryllotalpidae, in the order Orthoptera (gr****hoppers, locusts, and crickets). Mole crickets are cylindrical-bodied...
- The Crickets were an American rock and roll band from Lubbock, Texas, formed by singer-songwriter Buddy Holly in the 1950s. Their first hit record, "That'll...
- Jerusalem crickets or potato bugs are a group of large, flightless insects of the genus Stenopelmatus. They are native to the western United States and...
- The West Indies cricket team, colloquially known as and (since June 2017) officially branded as the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing...
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