Etymology: From Old Northern French wiket, cognate with Old (and modern) French guichet, perhaps from Germanic. Perhaps, even closer, from w:Anglo-Norman language, Anglo-Norman wicket.
- A small door or gate, especially one associated with a larger one
- A small window or other opening, sometimes fitted with a grating
- (Cricket) One of the two wooden structures at each end of the pitch, consisting of three vertical stumps and two bails; the target for the bowler, defended by the batsman
- (Cricket) A dismissal; the act of a batsman getting out
- (Cricket) The period during which two batsmen bat together
- (Cricket) The pitch
- (Cricket) The area around the stumps where the batsmen stand
- (Croquet) Any of the small arches through which the balls are driven
- (snowboarding): A temporary metal attachment that one attaches one's lift-ticket to.
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