- picot stitch,
- picramic acid,
- picric acid,
Origin of piquet
Examples from the Web for picquet
Blenkiron played Patience, and Peter and I took a hand at picquet, but mostly we smoked and yarned.Greenmantle|John Buchan
Picquet was jerked clear around, lost his balance and nearly fell.
Picquet shrugged his shoulders, turned on his heel in silence.
Our officer at once disposed his picquet to the best advantage to resist them.
Picquet officer (appearing from a corner of the trench): "What's the meaning of all these feathers, Brown?"
Word Origin for piquet
card game, 1640s, from French piquet, picquet (16c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps a diminutive of pic "pick, pickaxe, pique," from phrase faire pic, a term said to be used in the game.