What does becket mean?

becket meaning in General Dictionary

(Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following their resistance to Henry II's attempts to get a grip on the clergy (1118-1170)

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  • (nautical) a brief range with a watch at one end and a knot on various other; regularly secure free things on a ship
  • a tiny grommet, or a ring or loop of rope / steel for keeping things constantly in place, as spars, ropes, etc.; in addition a bracket, a pocket, or a handle made of rope.
  • A spade for digging grass.

becket meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A tiny grommet, or a ring or cycle of rope / metal for keeping things in place, as spars, ropes, etc.; also a bracket, a pocket, or a handle made from rope.

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  • (letter.) A spade for searching turf.

Sentence Examples with the word becket

Of Materials for the History of Thomas Becket (ed.

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