wicket [wik′it]
[ME wiket < NormFr (for OFr guichet), dim. < MDu wijk, a curve < IE * weig- > WEAK]
1. a small door or gate, esp. one set in or near a larger door or gate
2. a small window or opening, as for a bank teller or in a box office
3. a small gate for regulating the flow of water to a water wheel or for emptying a canal lock
4. [from orig. resemblance to a gate] Cricket
a) either of two sets of three vertical sticks (stumps) each, with two small pieces ( bails) resting on top of them
b) the playing space between the two wickets
c) an unplayed or unfinished inning
d) a player's turn at bat
5. Croquet any of the small wire arches through which the balls must be hit

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