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roquet

transitive verb ro·quet \(ˈ)rō¦kā\

Definition of roquet

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to hit (another's ball) in croquet —used of a croquet ball or of the player who strikes it

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Origin and Etymology of roquet

probably alteration of 2croquet


First Known Use: 1859


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roquet

noun ro·quet \"\

Definition of roquet

plural

-s

  1. :  the act of roqueting

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1859

First Known Use of roquet

1859


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