Definition of

Becket

  1. (noun, person) (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170)
  2. (noun, artifact) (nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other; used to secure loose items on a ship

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Alternate forms of Becket

Hypernyms: line

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