capot

1
[kuh-pot, -poh]

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/.
  1. capote.
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capot

noun
  1. piquet the winning of all the tricks by one player

Word Origin for capot

C17: from French
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