Definition of becket
: a device for holding something in place: as a : a grommet or a loop of rope with a knot at one end to catch in an eye at the other b : a ring of rope or metal c : a loop of rope (as for a handle)
Origin of becket
First Known Use: circa 1769
Definition of Becket
Saint Thomas ca 1118–1170 Thomas à Becket archbishop of Canterbury (1162–70)
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