pricket

pricket

[prik-it]
noun
1.
a sharp metal point on which to stick a candle.
2.
a candlestick with one or more such points.
3.
a buck in his second year.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see prick, -et

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pricket (ˈprɪkɪt)
 
n
1.  a male deer in the second year of life having unbranched antlers
2.  a sharp metal spike on which to stick a candle
3.  a candlestick having such a spike
 
[C14 priket, from prikprick]

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