: croquet played on a hard-surfaced court with a raised border

Examples of roque in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The latter, occupying the eponymous shipping line’s neoba-roque headquarters, in which emigrants once booked passage across the Atlantic, is pure Jazz Age glamour. James Stewart, Robb Report, 23 Apr. 2022 The building served decades ago as a comfort station for a series of courts where residents played roque, an American version of croquet, Strean said. Steven Litt, cleveland, 16 Aug. 2020

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Word History


alteration of croquet

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roque was in 1899

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“Roque.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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