/ (rɪˈpiːk) piquet /
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a score of 30 points made from the cards held by a player before play begins
to score a repique against (someone)
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Word Origin for repique
from French repiq
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Example sentences from the Web for repique
When they are dealt out, I will leave you to select the hand you think will enable you best to prevent a repique.Memoirs of Robert-Houdin, ambassador, author and conjurer|Jean Henri Robert-Houdin