verb (roquets, roqueting, roqueted)[with object]
Strike (another ball) with one’s own: once you roquet a ball you can hit it where you please
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- Oh good, she said, and wiped the lawn with me, roqueting and croqueting my balls to oblivion.
- The game is generally played fifty-up; one point being counted for a simple roquet, two for making or passing through the ring, and three for roqueting and making the ring at the same stroke.
Mid 19th century: apparently an arbitrary alteration of the verb croquet, originally used in the same sense.
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