Clicket meaning

(intransitive, of a fox or foxes) To be in oestrus; to copulate.

The sound of the clicketting foxes was unmistakable.

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(UK, dialect) The knocker of a door.
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(UK, dialect) A latchkey.

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• c. 1400. Geoffrey Chaucer. 'The Canterbury Tales'. The Merchant's Tale. He carried always the small silver clicket With which, as pleased him, he'd unlock the gate.
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Origin of clicket

  • Old French cliquet the latch of a door. See click.

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