noun Etymology: Middle English wiket, from Anglo-French, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old Norse vīk inlet, corner Date: 13th century 1. a small gate or door; especially one forming part of or placed near a larger gate or door 2. an opening like a window; especially a grilled or grated window through which business is transacted 3. a. either of the two sets of three stumps topped by two crosspieces and set 66 feet apart at which the ball is bowled in cricket b. an area 10 feet wide bounded by these wickets c. one innings of a batsman; specifically one that is not completed or never begun <
win by three wickets
4. an arch or hoop in croquet

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