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.
Word Origin for roque
1899, "arbitrary alteration of croquet" [OED].