repic

or re·pique

[ri-peek]
noun Piquet.
  1. the scoring of 30 points in the declaration of hands before one's opponent scores a point.
  2. the bonus of 60 points won for so scoring.
Compare pic1.

Origin of repic

< French, derivative of repiquer to prick, punch again. See re-, pique1
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British Dictionary definitions for repique

repique

noun
  1. a score of 30 points made from the cards held by a player before play begins
verb
  1. to score a repique against (someone)

Word Origin for repique

from French repiq
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