- 1A male fallow deer in its second year, having straight, unbranched horns.More example sentences
- A young pricket approaches and the buck reacts violently.
- I had a white fallow pricket on the estate I'd keepered before this one, and he was gorgeous, didn't stand out as much as you might imagine in the undergrowth either.
- 2 • historical A spike for holding a candle.More example sentences
- The earliest candlesticks held candles on a pricket (pointed spike) and are attributed to the 16th century.
- Before the 17th century, when molded candles were introduced, beeswax candles were always fixed to prickets, or spikes.
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