roque

noun
\ ˈrōk How to pronounce roque (audio) \

Definition of roque

: 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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First Known Use of roque

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roque

alteration of croquet

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“Roque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roque. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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