Definitions English

  • A small door or gate, especially one built into or near a larger one.
  • A small window or opening, often fitted with glass or a grating.
  • A sluice gate for regulating the amount of water in a millrace or canal or for emptying a lock.
  • Sports In cricket:
  • Sports Either of the two sets of three stumps, topped by bails, that forms the target of the bowler and is defended by the batsman.
  • Sports A batsman's innings, which may be terminated by the ball knocking the bails off the stumps.
  • Sports The termination of a batsman's innings.
  • Sports The period during which two batsmen are in together.
  • Sports See pitch2.
  • Games Any of the small arches, usually made of wire, through which players try to drive their ball in croquet.