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1. a small sluicegate, esp one in a canal lock gate or by a water wheel
2. US a croquet hoop
a. Cricket either of two constructions, placed 22 yards apart, consisting of three pointed stumps stuck parallel in the ground with two wooden bails resting on top, at which the batsman stands
b. the strip of ground between these
c. a batsman's turn at batting or the period during which two batsmen bat
d. the act or instance of a batsman being got out
4. keep wicket to act as a wicketkeeper
A small door or gate, esp. one forming part of a larger one.