becket becket  /ˈbɛ kət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (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. (n) (nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other; used to secure loose items on a ship

News

  • Galt holds state championships

    Photos by Dana Edlund. Galt High engineering student Mason Holland volunteers his time at the Roadeo, along with fellow student Christopher Flores Jr., and their teacher Brooke Becket.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Galt Herald

Quotes

  1. Cooper said: "Max came up to the Thomas a Becket gym on a PR visit and I remember what a striking figure of a man he was. It is a great shame to lose one of boxing's great characters who will go down in history as one of the best."
    on Feb 4, 2005 By: Henry Cooper Source: BBC News

  2. "Ellerbe Becket has been responsible for designing some of the finest sports and entertainment venues in the world," said NBA Commissioner David Stern. "From Conseco Fieldhouse to FedExForum, Ellerbe Becket has created a first-class fan...
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: David Stern Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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