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Word-man Noah Webster Acknowledges Only Wicket

Salience Noteworthy
Tags Famous
City/State/Country: United States
Game Wicket
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Notables Noah Webster
Text

"Wicket, n. A small gate; a gate by which the chamber of canal locks is emptied; a bar or rod, used in playing wicket."

 

Sources

Noah Webster, A Dictionary of the English Language, Abridged from the American Dictionary (Huntington and Savage, New York, 1851), page 399.Accessed 2/10/10 via Google Books search ("used in playing wicket"). 

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No other ballgames are carried in this dictionary. Webster was from Connecticut.

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