wicket

Part of speech: noun

A small door or gate beside or in a larger entrance.

Part of speech: noun

Cricket. An arrangement of three upright rods, with two crosspieces on top.

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Usage examples "wicket":

  1. The wicket is the harbor and the garden is the shore. - "A Child's Garden of Verses", Robert Louis Stevenson.
  2. By the time he recovered from the shock of his fall, the prisoners had vanished, and he stood alone before the open wicket. - "The Aspirations of Jean Servien", Anatole France.
  3. Wicket after wicket fell. - "The Loom of Youth", Alec Waugh.