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piquet1

Line breaks: pi¦quet
Pronunciation: /ˈpiːkeɪ
 
, pɪˈkɛt
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
A trick-taking card game for two players, using a 32-card pack consisting of the seven to the ace only.
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.

Origin

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

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piquet2

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noun

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

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