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Definition of Cricket

Cricket

  1. An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings.
  2. A low stool.
  3. A game much played in England, and sometimes in America, with a ball, bats, and wickets, the players being arranged in two contesting parties or sides.
  4. A small false roof, or the raising of a portion of a roof, so as to throw off water from behind an obstacle, such as a chimney.
  5. To play at cricket.
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Cricket Translations

cricket in Dutch is krekel, kriek
cricket in German is Heimchen, Kricket
cricket in Portuguese is grilo
cricket in Spanish is grillo
cricket in Swedish is cricket, syrsa
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