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becket

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noun beck·et \ˈbe-kət\

Definition of becket

  1. :  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 and Etymology of becket

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1769


Becket

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biographical name Beck·et \ˈbe-kət\

Definition of Becket

  1. Saint Thomas ca 1118–1170 Thomas à Becket archbishop of Canterbury (1162–70)




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