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piquet 1

Syllabification: pi·quet
Pronunciation: /pēˈkā/
(also picquet)


A trick-taking card game for two players, using a 32-card deck consisting of cards from the seven to the ace.
Example sentences
  • Together with Chekhov, they played piquet, frequented the Taverne Gothique for oysters, or the Casino Municipal for entertainment.
  • So instead, we played bridge and piquet the whole morning.
  • By the fireplace, Protheroe, now dressed in sober grey, sat on a sofa playing piquet with an elderly gentleman.


Mid 17th century: from French, of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with piquet

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piquet 2 Line breaks: pi¦quet

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Variant spelling of picket (sense 2 of the noun).
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