verb (used with object), cro·queted [kroh-keyd; British kroh-keyd, -keed], /kroʊˈkeɪd; British ˈkroʊ keɪd, -kid/, cro·quet·ing [kroh-key-ing; British kroh-key-ing, -kee-ing]. /kroʊˈkeɪ ɪŋ; British ˈkroʊ keɪ ɪŋ, -ki ɪŋ/.
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Origin of croquet
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The Cockalorum pondered over this for a moment, and then murmuring, "I prefer croquet," floundered away through the waving grass.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
After breakfast we had a merry time at croquet, and then a still merrier time at foot-ball.
To half a tennis-lawn add two ounces of croquet-mallet and three arches of pergola, and reduce the whole to a fine powder.
Croquet playing became so interesting to us that we could not find time to do all our playing during the day.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Then followed days of tennis and croquet, of picnics and teas with the Vicar's pretty daughters and the Squire's awkward sons.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres