pricket

noun
prick·et | \ ˈpri-kət \

Definition of pricket 

1a : a spike on which a candle is stuck

b : a candlestick with such a point

2 : a buck in the second year of life

First Known Use of pricket

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

History and Etymology for pricket

Middle English priket, from prikke

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