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crickets, plural;
  1. A low stool, typically with a rectangular or oval seat and four legs splayed out

  1. play cricket
  2. leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
  3. a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
  4. Cricket is a bat-and-ball team sport. Many variations exist, with its most popular form played on an oval-shaped outdoor arena known as a cricket field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard (20.12 m) long pitch that is the focus of the game. ...
  5. The Cricket was a cyclecar manufactured in Detroit, Michigan by the Cricket Cyclecar Company in 1914. It was a small cyclecar driven by a two-cylinder engine with a two-speed transmission. The vehicle sold for $385. ...
  6. The Colomban Cri-cri (short for cricket) is the smallest twin-engined manned aircraft in the world, designed in the early 1970s by French aeronautical engineer Michel Colomban. At only 4.9 m (16.1 ft) wingspan and 3.9 m (12. ...
  7. Cricket is a darts game that uses the standard 20 number dartboard with the treble and double rings. It is known by various names in Britain, including "Mickey Mouse" Darts Words Dictionary, "Horse and Carriage", "Coach and Horses", "The Game", "Faldo" and "Beds and Bulls".
  8. Crickets, family Gryllidae (also known as "true crickets"), are insects somewhat related to grasshoppers, and more closely related to katydids or bush crickets (family Tettigoniidae). They have somewhat flattened bodies and long antennae. There are about 900 species of crickets. ...
  9. Cricket is an illustrated literary magazine for children published in the United States, founded in September 1973, by Marianne Carus, whose intent was to create "The New Yorker for children." Marianne Carus still serves as the magazine's editor-in-chief.
  10. An insect in the order Orthoptera that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs; A wooden footstool; A signalling device used by soldiers in hostile territory to identify themselves to a friendly in low visibility conditions; A relatively small area of a ...
  11. (crickets) Absolute silence; no communication. Derived from the cinematic metaphor of chirping crickets at night, signaling (otherwise) complete quiet. May be used alone or in metaphorically descriptive phrases
  12. (The Cricketers) 20 Fairfield South, KT1 2UL Kingston upon Thames, London
  13. (Crickets) A peaked water diverter installed behind chimneys and other large roof projections. Effectively diverts water around projections.
  14. (Crickets) (Rock.) : Quiet, as in "It's so quiet one could hear the crickets chirping" (eg. "We thought the song was great, but the first time we played it to an audience, we finished and it was, like, crickets").
  15. (Crickets) An insect used to catch pan fish.  Usually rigged on a cane pole with a small hook and float.
  16. (crickets (Mormon)) A type of cricket that threatened the crops of early Mormon pioneers. The crops were saved when large flocks of seagulls came and devoured the crickets.
  17. allowing crickets in the home brings good luck. Brazil rain is coming, wealth is coming, sight of land, gray cricket (money, green cricket (hope), constant chirping (pregnancy), chirping with pauses (money), watchdog (when they stop chirping – danger around), image wards off evil. ...
  18. A peaked saddle construction at the back of a chimney to prevent accumulation of snow and ice and to deflect water around the chimney.
  19. A saddle-shaped, peaked construction connecting a sloping roof plane with a chimney. Designed to encourage water drainage away from the chimney joint.
  20. a superimposed construction placed in a roof area to assist drainage.
  21. a relatively small, elevated area of a roof constructed to divert water around a chimney, curb or other projection.
  22. Any game that simulates a cricket match.
  23. A small drainage-diverting roof structure of single or double slope placed at the junction of larger surfaces that meet at an angle, such as above a chimney.
  24. A wood-framed structure that diverts water away from chimneys, walls or other vertical roof projections and penetrations; also called a saddle.
  25. To hear a cricket in one's dream, indicates melancholy news, and perhaps the death of some distant friend. To see them, indicates hard struggles with poverty.