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General Crossword Questions for “wicket”

  • Small gate - dismissal at cricket
  • Stumps and bails construction - success for a bowler
  • Bowler's target in cricket
  • Target in cricket
  • Gate catch, perhaps

Encyclopedia

  • Each wicket consists of three stumps, upright wooden poles that are hammered into the ground, topped with two wooden crosspieces, known as the Most of the time, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch.[1] The wicket is guarded by a batsman. — “Wicket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Apache Wicket, commonly referred to as Wicket, is a lightweight component-based web Wicket, on the other hand, is closely patterned after stateful GUI frameworks such as Swing. — “Apache Wicket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A wicket-keeper in characteristic position, ready to face a delivery. The wicket-keeper is the only member of the fielding side permitted to wear gloves and external leg guards.[1]. — “Wicket-keeper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • This noble knight, this January old Such dainty* had in it to walk and play, *pleasure That he would suffer no wight to bear the key, Save he himself, for of the small wicket He bare always of silver a cliket,* *key With which, when that him list, he it unshet.* *opened And when that he would pay his wife's debt, In summer season, thither would he go, And May his wife, and no wight but they two; And thinges which that were not done in bed, He in the garden them perform'd and sped. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • In two bounds he was at the Louvre; as he entered the wicket of L'Echelle, ten o'clock struck. — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • "Take that, you little devil!" cried Mr. Cuff, and down came the wicket again on the child's hand.–Don't be horrified, ladies, every boy at a public school has done it. Your children will so do and be done by, in all probability. Down came the wicket again; and Dobbin started up. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • On this hint, Mr. Quinion released me, and I made the best of my way home. Looking back as I turned into the front garden, I saw Mr. Murdstone leaning against the wicket of the churchyard, and Mr. Quinion talking to him. They were both looking after me, and I felt that they were speaking of me. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • I turned instinctively to the walk beneath my study-window, where I had seen her the evening before with her little dog, and followed the path which her dear feet had trodden so often, till I came to the wicket gate that led into her rose garden. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • Dolokhov, after Anatole entered, had remained at the wicket gate and was struggling with the yard porter who was trying to lock it. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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