roquet

1 of 2

transitive verb

ro·​quet
(ˈ)rō¦kā
-ed/-ing/-s
: to hit (another's ball) in croquet
used of a croquet ball or of the player who strikes it

roquet

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: the act of roqueting

Word History

Etymology

Transitive verb

probably alteration of croquet entry 2

First Known Use

Transitive Verb

1859, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roquet was in 1859

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“Roquet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roquet. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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