capot

1
[kuh-pot, -poh]
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noun Cards.

the taking by one player of all the tricks of a deal, as in piquet.

Nearby words

  1. caponette,
  2. caponize,
  3. caporal,
  4. caporegime,
  5. caporetto,
  6. capotasto,
  7. capote,
  8. capote, truman,
  9. capp,
  10. cappa magna

Origin of capot

1
1640–50; < French (noun and adj.), designating or describing the player who has no tricks, after faire capot (nautical) to capsize

capot

2
[kuh-poh; French ka-poh]

noun, plural ca·pots [kuh-pohz; French ka-poh] /kəˈpoʊz; French kaˈpoʊ/.

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British Dictionary definitions for capot

capot

noun

piquet the winning of all the tricks by one player

Word Origin for capot

C17: from French

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