- Either of the two sets of three stumps, topped by bails, that forms the target of the bowler and is defended by the batsman.
- A batsman's innings, which may be terminated by the ball knocking the bails off the stumps.
- The termination of a batsman's innings.
- The period during which two batsmen are in together.
Origin of wicket
- Middle English from Old North French wiket nook, wicket weik-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition