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capot

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[ kuh-pot, -poh ]
/ kəˈpɒt, -ˈpoʊ /
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noun Cards.
the taking by one player of all the tricks of a deal, as in piquet.
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Origin of capot

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

Other definitions for capot (2 of 2)

capot2
[ kuh-poh; French ka-poh ]
/ kəˈpoʊ; French kaˈpoʊ /

noun, plural ca·pots [kuh-pohz; French ka-poh]. /kəˈpoʊz; French kaˈpoʊ/.
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British Dictionary definitions for capot

capot
/ (kəˈpɒt) /

noun
piquet the winning of all the tricks by one player

Word Origin for capot

C17: from French
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