repique

noun

re·​pique
variants or repic
rə̇ˈpēk
plural -s
: the making of 30 or more points in combinations alone before an opponent in the game of piquet scores
also : a bonus of 60 points given for this

Word History

Etymology

French repic, from repiquer to prick again, from Middle French, from re- + piquer to prick

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“Repique.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repique. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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