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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings.

2. (n.) A low stool.

3. (n.) A game much played in England, and sometimes in America, with a ball, bats, and wickets, the players being arranged in two contesting parties or sides.

4. (n.) A small false roof, or the raising of a portion of a roof, so as to throw off water from behind an obstacle, such as a chimney.

5. (v. i.) To play at cricket.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

krik'-et (chargol): This occurs in Leviticus 11:22 (the King James Version "beetle"), and doubtless refers to some kind of locust or grasshopper.


Strong's Hebrew
6767c. tselatsal -- a whirring locust
... a whirring locust. Transliteration: tselatsal Short Definition: cricket. Word Origin
from tsalal Definition a whirring locust NASB Word Usage cricket (1). ...
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2728. chargol -- (a kind of) locust
... 2727, 2728. chargol. 2729 . (a kind of) locust. Transliteration: chargol
Phonetic Spelling: (khar-gole') Short Definition: cricket. ...
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6767. tslatsal -- whirring, buzzing
... From tsalal reduplicated; a clatter, ie (abstractly) whirring (of wings); (concretely)
a cricket; also a harpoon (as rattling), a cymbal (as clanging) -- cymbal ...
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The Races --A Letter
... practically, certainly in the New World, little save ballet-girls, billiard-tables,
and thin boots: English civilisation, little save horse-racing and cricket. ...
// last/chapter xv the racesa letter.htm

... great many more it is the winner of a race, or the champion player in a successful
football team, or the most effective bowler, or the highest scorer in cricket ...
/.../ of the bible some lesser-known/barabbas.htm

A Memorial Sketch by John Watson (Ian Maclaren)
... A cricket match between two schools had been going on all day and was coming to
an end, and I had gone out to see the result"being a new arrival in Stirling ...
// ideal life/a memorial sketch by john.htm

'the Angel Adjutant'
... One turns out of the respectable streets where the children are playing cricket,
cherry-bobs, hopscotch, hoops, and cards, and suddenly finds himself in ...
/.../carpenter/the angel adjutant of twice born men/x the angel adjutant.htm

Visit to Kalli at College
... He had strolled out to witness a cricket-match in a field near Canterbury, but Blunsom,
the College porter, said that he had promised to return by two o'clock ...
/.../murray/kalli the esquimaux christian /visit to kalli at college.htm

For this Deep and Disabling Reason Therefore, Its Cynical and ...
... or wrong the thing can be done; the factory is working, the wheels are going around,
the gentlemen are being produced, with their soap, cricket and organized ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 39 for this deep.htm

These are the False Accusations; the Accusation of Classicism...
... society to settle whether Charles I ought to have been killed, with the same solemn
and pompous frivolity with which he takes sides in the cricket field to ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 38 these are the.htm

A Liberal Education: and Where to Find It.
... of our public schools might not well be made to supply knowledge, as well as
gentlemanly habits, a strong class feeling, and eminent proficiency in cricket. ...
/.../huxley/lay sermons addresses and reviews/iii a liberal education and.htm

But the Important Point Here is Only that You Cannot Anyhow Get ...
... The modern scientific schoolmaster pursues him into the playground and makes him
play at cricket, because exercise is so good for the health. ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 33 but the important.htm

An Appreciation of John Wesley's Journal
... our two universities, famous despite their faults, were always open to the poor
scholar who was ready to subscribe, not to boat clubs or cricket clubs, but to ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/an appreciation of john wesleys.htm

Cricket (2 Occurrences)
... obstacle, such as a chimney. 5. (vi) To play at cricket. Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. CRICKET. krik'-et (chargol): This occurs ...
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Insects (17 Occurrences)
... we find at least 23 names of insects or words referring to them: ant, bald locust,
bee, beetle, cankerworm, caterpillar, creeping thing, cricket, crimson, flea ...
/i/insects.htm - 14k

Beetle (7 Occurrences)
... The word is rendered "cricket" in the Revised Version. Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...
It certainly is not a beetle and is probably not a cricket. ...
/b/beetle.htm - 10k

Bowl (44 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) The game of tenpins or bowling. 8. (vt) To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball. ...
12. (vi) To roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, etc. 13. ...
/b/bowl.htm - 26k

Crib (3 Occurrences)

/c/crib.htm - 9k

Locust (25 Occurrences)
... Chargol (3), the King James Version "beetle," the Revised Version (British and American)
"cricket," being one of the leaping insects, cannot be a beetle. ...
/l/locust.htm - 34k

Katydid (1 Occurrence)
... Katydid (1 Occurrence). Leviticus 11:22 Even of these you may eat: any kind of locust,
any kind of katydid, any kind of cricket, and any kind of grasshopper. ...
/k/katydid.htm - 7k

Umpire (1 Occurrence)
... to whose sole decision a controversy or question between parties is referred;
especially, one chosen to see that the rules of a game, as cricket, baseball, or ...
/u/umpire.htm - 7k

Outer (98 Occurrences)
... or position regarded as a center or starting place; -- opposed to inner; as, the
outer wall; the outer court or gate; the outer stump in cricket; the outer ...
/o/outer.htm - 37k

Grasshopper (12 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 11:22 Even of these you may eat: any kind of locust, any kind of
katydid, any kind of cricket, and any kind of grasshopper. ...
/g/grasshopper.htm - 12k

Bible Concordance
Cricket (2 Occurrences)

Leviticus 11:22 Even of these you may eat: any kind of locust, any kind of katydid, any kind of cricket, and any kind of grasshopper.

Deuteronomy 28:42 All your trees and the fruit of your ground shall the locust possess.
(See NAS)



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