quatorze

[ kuh-tawrz; French ka-tawrz ]
/ kəˈtɔrz; French kaˈtɔrz /

noun, plural qua·torz·es [kuh-tawr-ziz; French ka-tawrz] /kəˈtɔr zɪz; French kaˈtɔrz/. Piquet.

a set of four cards of the same denomination, aces, kings, queens, jacks, or tens, scoring 14 points.

Origin of quatorze

1695–1705; < French: fourteen < Latin quattuordecim, equivalent to quattuor four + -decim, combining form of decem ten
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