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Overview of noun becket

The noun becket has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Becket, Thomas a Becket, Saint Thomas a Becket, St. Thomas a Becket

((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

((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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