Definition of quatorze in English:

quatorze

Line breaks: quat|orze
Pronunciation: /kəˈtɔːz
 
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noun

(In piquet) a set of four aces, kings, queens, jacks, or tens held in one hand.
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  • Similarly, even if you pick up two kings or queens your quatorze is likely to be beaten by a quatorze of Aces.
  • Similarly, the player with the better trio or quatorze can also score any other trios and quatorzes they hold, but the other player scores nothing for any trios or quatorzes.
  • Any quatorze beats any trio, and when comparing two quatorzes or two trios, the one with the higher ranked cards wins.

Origin

early 18th century: French, literally 'fourteen', from Latin quattuordecim.

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