Clicket
Clicket Click"et, n. [OF. cliquet the latch of a door. See 5th {Click}.] 1. The knocker of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. A latch key. [Eng.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • clicket — verb To be in oestrus; to copulate. The sound of the clicketting foxes was unmistakable …   Wiktionary

  • clicket —    to copulate    From the French cliqueter, to make a clicking noise and using the same imagery as click2.    It is used properly of foxes, less often of deer and hares, and almost never of humans …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • clicket — click·et …   English syllables

  • clicket — I. ˈklikə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English cliket, from Middle French cliquet, from cliquer more at click now dialect England : latch, latchkey II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Klicket — Klick et, n. [Cf. {Clicket}.] (Mil.) A small postern or gate in a palisade, for the passage of sallying parties. [Written also {klinket}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • klinket — Klicket Klick et, n. [Cf. {Clicket}.] (Mil.) A small postern or gate in a palisade, for the passage of sallying parties. [Written also {klinket}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clim — dialect past of climb * * * cliket, clim obs. ff. clicket, climb …   Useful english dictionary

  • cleket — cleket(t, yt obs. ff. clicket …   Useful english dictionary

  • clekett — cleket(t, yt obs. ff. clicket …   Useful english dictionary

  • cliket — cliket, clim obs. ff. clicket, climb …   Useful english dictionary

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