clicket (third-person singular simple present clickets, present participle (UK) clicketting or (US) clicketing, simple past and past participle (UK) clicketted or (US) clicketed)
- (intransitive, of a fox or foxes) To be in oestrus; to copulate.
- The sound of the clicketting foxes was unmistakable.
Old French cliquet the latch of a door. See click.
clicket (plural clickets)
- (Britain, dialect) The knocker of a door.
- (Britain, dialect) A latchkey.
- c. 1400, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales: The Merchant's Tale (modern translation)
- He carried always the small silver clicket
With which, as pleased him, he'd unlock the gate.