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Cricket

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 393 words.

In Affectionate Remembranceof

english cricket,

Which Died at The Ovalon29th August, 1882.Deeply lamented by a

Cricket

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 393 words.

In Affectionate Remembranceof

english cricket,

Which Died at The Ovalon29th August, 1882.Deeply lamented by a

Cricket

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 482 words.

In Affectionate Remembranceof

english cricket,

Which Died at The Ovalon29th August, 1882.Deeply lamented by a

Cricket

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 393 words.

In Affectionate Remembranceof

english cricket,

Which Died at The Ovalon29th August, 1882.Deeply lamented by a

Cricket

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 528 words.

In Affectionate Remembranceof

english cricket,

Which Died at The Ovalon29th August, 1882.Deeply lamented by a

Cricket

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 552 words.

In Affectionate Remembranceof

english cricket,

Which Died at The Ovalon29th August, 1882.Deeply lamented by a

Samoan cricket

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 65 words.

noun an informal variety of cricket originating in Samoa, with no set number of players in a side (also called

pyjama cricket

G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 106 words.

One-day cricket [from coloured uniforms worn by players, and because it is sometimes played at night] 1982 Sun-Herald (Sydney) 31

Cricket Max

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

noun historical a short-lived fast-action version of cricket with innings of ten overs each (a forerunner of Twenty20).

cricket bats n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 24 words.

the teeth.

2002 Pete's Aussie Sl. Home Page [Internet] cricket bats: the tats, teeth.

Cricket

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 308 words.

The name of the game apparently derives from Old French criquet, ‘goal post’, ‘wicket’. It is first recorded in

cricket

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 166 words.

• adit • bandit, pandit • accredit, credit, edit, subedit • Chindit • conduit • audit, plaudit

Cricket

Edited by Ned Sherrin and Alistair Beaton.

in Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 978 words.

Hey, Jardine, you leave our flies alone.

called by a spectator to the English captain Douglas Jardine as he brushed

Cricket

Edited by Gyles Brandreth.

in Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 812 words.

when playing in a Lancashire league game, Dennis Lillee's ball hit the batsman on the leg. Although given out, the

cricket

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 164 words.

• adit • bandit, pandit • accredit, credit, edit, subedit • Chindit • conduit • audit, plaudit

cricket

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 212 words.

[ME]

This word is first recorded in an official document of 1598 in which a man of 59 swears that

cricket n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 126 words.

jiminy cricket n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 19 words.

jiminy cricket! excl.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 533 words.

kilikiti

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

noun = samoan cricket. [Samoan (transliteration)]