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roque

[ rohk ]
/ roʊk /
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noun
a form of croquet played on a clay or hard-surface court surrounded by a low wall off which the balls may be played.
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Origin of roque

1895–1900, Americanism; back formation from roquet
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British Dictionary definitions for roque

roque
/ (rəʊk) /

noun
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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