Pricket meaning

prĭkĭt
A male fallow deer in his second year, with unbranched antlers.
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A male deer in its second year, whose antlers have not yet branched. [from 15th c.]
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A male deer in its second year, before the antlers branch.
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A small spike on which to stick a candle.
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A candlestick having such a spike.
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A spike for holding a single candle. [from 15th c.]
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Origin of pricket

  • Middle English priket diminutive of prik, prick prick prick

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From prick +"Ž -et.

    From Wiktionary