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

Word History


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

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“Quatorze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quatorze. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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