When the field-cricket ceases to sing it is not long before the other begins its serenade.
The field-cricket, however, might with reason entertain apprehensions, for he was as sleek and plump as I was lean and bristly.
In France, children amuse themselves by hunting the field-cricket.
Unlike the house and field-cricket, its head is very small, and of an oblong form.
A few little birds warbled among the boughs, and the field-cricket chirped in the bushes.
the insect, early 14c., from Old French criquet (12c.) "a cricket," from criquer "to creak, rattle, crackle," of echoic origin.
the game, 1590s, apparently from Old French criquet "goal post, stick," perhaps from Middle Dutch/Middle Flemish cricke "stick, staff," perhaps from the same root as crutch. Sense of "fair play" is first recorded 1851, on notion of "cricket as it should be played."