quatorze

noun
qua·​torze | \ kəˈtȯ(ə)rz, kaˈt- \
plural -s

Definition of quatorze

: a set of 4 aces, kings, queens, jacks, or tens held in a hand at piquet and scoring 14 points

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History and Etymology for quatorze

French, literally, fourteen, from Old French, from Latin quattuordecim, from quattuor four + -decim (from decem ten)

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“Quatorze.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quatorze. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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