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Pronunciation: (krik'it), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cricket.html on line 85 [key]
n.
1. any of several jumping, orthopterous insects of the family Gryllidae, characterized by long antennae and stridulating organs on the forewings of the male, as one of the species commonly found in pastures and meadows (field cricket) or on trees and shrubs (tree cricket).
2. a small metal toy with a flat metal spring that snaps back and forth with a clicking, cricketlike noise when pressed.

crick•et



Pronunciation: (krik'it), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cricket.html on line 114 [key]
n.
1. a game, popular esp. in England, for two teams of 11 members each that is played on a field having two wickets 22 yards (20 m) apart, the object being to score runs by batting the ball far enough so that one is enabled to exchange wickets with the batsman defending the opposite wicket before the ball is recovered.
2. fair play; honorable conduct: It wouldn't be cricket to look at his cards.

v.i.
to play cricket.

crick•et



Pronunciation: (krik'it), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cricket.html on line 139 [key]
n.
a small, low stool.

crick•et



Pronunciation: (krik'it), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cricket.html on line 153 [key]
n.
(on a sloping roof) a small roof for diverting rain water around an obstruction, as a chimney.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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