Origin of bezique
Examples from the Web for bezique
"While waiting for you to return we'll play a game of bezique," said Mme Maloir after a short silence.
It used to be different when me and Maria could stick it out over a game of bezique.Foe-Farrell|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Christabel played and sang, while the Major and Jessie Bridgeman sat at bezique.Mount Royal, Volume 1 of 3|Mary Elizabeth Braddon
She knew that bezique was a game of cards—or a game of something else.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
A card game of similar name was played in this country half a century ago; it was a kind of bezique.Mazes and Labyrinths|W. H. Matthews
Word Origin for bezique
card game, 1861, from French bézigue (19c.), of unknown origin.