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Synonyms of becket

Noun


1. Becket, Thomas a Becket, Saint Thomas a Becket, St. Thomas a Becket

usage: (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. becket, line

usage: (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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