Origin of roque
Examples from the Web for roque
“I stand for America all the way,” Roque shouted as he was arrested.
Roque entered, and was not a little surprised to observe his master's abstraction.Gomez Arias|Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
Roque also suffered from the popularity of lawn tennis, but since 1897 it has developed almost as fast as croquet in England.
The bitter emphasis of Roque indicated that he laid the blame of this unexpected invasion upon one head—that of Ardelle.
Billy had a hunch that his job was secure whenever Roque had work above ground.
"That's what Roque is evidently trying to find out," intimated Billy.
British Dictionary definitions for roque
Word Origin for roque
Word Origin and History for roque
1899, "arbitrary alteration of croquet" [OED].