partie carrée


par·​tie car·​rée
: a party of four persons
as we were a partie carrée, you might have your rubberA. Conan Doyle

Word History


French, party of two men and two women, from partie party + carrée, feminine of carré square

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“Partie carrée.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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