[ rohk ]
/ roʊk /


a form of croquet played on a clay or hard-surface court surrounded by a low wall off which the balls may be played.

Origin of roque

1895–1900, Americanism; back formation from roquet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for roque


/ (rəʊk) /


US a game developed from croquet, played on a hard surface with a resilient surrounding border from which the ball can rebound

Word Origin for roque

C19: variant of croquet
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