- 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.
- A low stool.
- 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.
- 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. - To play at cricket.