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English

From Middle English creket, crykett, crykette, from Old French crequet, criquet (with diminutive -et) from criquer (to make a cracking sound; creak), from Middle Dutch kricken (to creak; crack), related to Middle English creken (to creak). Compare Middle Dutch krikel, criekel, crekel (cricket) (with diminituve -el), Middle Low German krikel, krekel (cricket), German Kreckel (cricket). More at creak.

Dutch

Borrowed from English cricket.