There are 2 definitions of piquet in English:

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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.
    More 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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