becket

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noun beck·et \ˈbe-kət\

Definition of becket

  1. :  a device for holding something in place: such asa :  a grommet or a loop of rope with a knot at one end to catch in an eye at the otherb :  a ring of rope or metalc :  a loop of rope (as for a handle)

Origin and Etymology of becket

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Becket

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biographical name Beck·et \ˈbe-kət\

Definition of Becket

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


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