Wisden

/ (ˈwɪzdən) /

noun

John. 1826–84, English cricketer; publisher of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which first appeared in 1864

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Examples from the Web for wisden

  • He studied his Wisden, and he had an immense respect for Wrykyn cricket.

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  • Captain Wisden will never hear the end of this, and all our officers will in future beware of that particular brand of sardines.

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  • George Tubow the Second won his place in Wisden's pages because he was a cricket fan and the head of a nation of cricket fans.