pricket

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noun prick·et \ ˈpri-kət \

Definition of pricket

1 a :a spike on which a candle is stuck
b :a candlestick with such a point
2 :a buck in the second year of life

Origin and Etymology of pricket

Middle English priket, from prikke


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