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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Male deer in his second year; A sharp metal spike to hold a candle.

Usage examples (28)
  • Candlesticks unearthed at Jamestown include a large brass pricket holder, one made of
  • The senior maid ordered everyone to go back to sleep and, to emphasise the point, snuffed all the candles, even the thick night one on its pricket.
  • I said the deer was not a haud credo; twas a pricket.
  • I said the deer was not a haud credo; ’twas a pricket. for more
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