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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Becket  \Beck"et\,  n.  [Cf.  D.  bek  beak,  and  E.  beak.] 
  1.  (Naut.)  A  small  grommet,  or  a  ring  or  loop  of  rope  ?  metal 
  for  holding  things  in  position,  as  spars,  ropes,  etc.; 
  also  a  bracket,  a  pocket,  or  a  handle  made  of  rope. 
 
  2.  A  spade  for  digging  turf.  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Wright. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Becket 
  n  :  (1118-1170)  archbishop  of  Canterbury  from  1162  to  1170; 
  murdered  following  his  opposition  to  Henry  II  concerning 
  Henry's  attempts  to  control  the  clergy  [syn:  {Becket},  {Thomas 
  a  Becket},  {Saint  Thomas  a  Becket}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Becket,  MA 
  Zip  code(s):  01223 




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