wicket gate


wicket gate
noun
small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door)
Syn: ↑wicket, ↑wicket door
Hypernyms: ↑gate

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noun

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wicket door or wicket gate noun
A wicket
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Main Entry:wicket

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wicket gate UK US noun [countable] [singular wicket gate plural wicket gates]
a small gate, especially one that is next to or part of a larger gate
Thesaurus: entrances and exits and gatewayshyponym

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ˈwicket gate [wicket gate] noun
a small gate, especially one at the side of a larger one

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Wicket gate — Wicket Wick et, n. [OE. wiket, OF. wiket, guichet, F. quichet; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. v?k a small creek, inlet, bay, vik a corner.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small gate or door, especially one forming part of, or placed near, a larger… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wicket gate — wicket ,gate noun count a small gate, especially one that is next to or part of a larger gate …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wicket gate — wicket .gate n old use a small door or gate that is part of a larger one …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Wicket gate — A wicket gate is a small gate or door, particularly one built into a larger one.The cricket term wicket comes from this term.Wicket gates are also a key component in hydroelectric turbines that control the flow of water from the input pipes… …   Wikipedia

  • wicket gate — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms wicket gate : singular wicket gate plural wicket gates a small gate, especially one that is next to or part of a larger gate …   English dictionary

  • wicket gate — noun A small gate or door, especially one built into a large one …   Wiktionary

  • wicket gate — noun (C) old use a small door or gate that is part of a larger one …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wicket-gate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wicket — Wick et, n. [OE. wiket, OF. wiket, guichet, F. quichet; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. v?k a small creek, inlet, bay, vik a corner.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small gate or door, especially one forming part of, or placed near, a larger door or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wicket door — Wicket Wick et, n. [OE. wiket, OF. wiket, guichet, F. quichet; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. v?k a small creek, inlet, bay, vik a corner.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small gate or door, especially one forming part of, or placed near, a larger… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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