[ prik-it ]
/ ˈprɪk ɪt /
a sharp metal point on which to stick a candle.
a candlestick with one or more such points.
a buck in his second year.
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Example sentences from the Web for pricket
But the Pricket was so much excited to hear of other Deer that he entreated his mother to go where the Partridge had told them.The Story of a Red Deer|J. W. Fortescue
And, to humour the ignorant, call I the deer the princess killed a pricket.Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592|Arthur Acheson
British Dictionary definitions for pricket
/ (ˈprɪkɪt) /
a male deer in the second year of life having unbranched antlers
a sharp metal spike on which to stick a candle
a candlestick having such a spike
Word Origin for pricket
C14 priket, from prik prick
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