Lengua inglesa
1 cricket
a a row of three small wooden posts stuck upright in the ground behind either crease;
b the playing area between these;
c a batsman's stand at the wicket;
d a batsman's dismissal by the bowler 45 runs for two wickets .
2 (in full wicket gate or wicket door) a small door or gate, especially one that can open separately within a large door or gate.
3 US a small opening or window with a grille, eg at a ticket office or bank.
[13c: from French wiket ]
get or take, etc a wicket to bowl a batsman out, or have them put out in any way as a result of one's bowling.
keep wicket to be wicketkeeper.
on a good or sticky wicket in a valuable or difficult position.

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