- 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
Examples from the Web for roque
Contemporary Examples of roque
“I stand for America all the way,” Roque shouted as he was arrested.Sikhs On Alert Before Shooting
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Historical Examples of roque
Theodora gasped for breath; she gazed on Roque with astonishment.
Sweet master, you surely don't mean to harm your faithful Roque?
Roque obeyed—Theodora indeed slept, but it was the sleep of death.
The intervention of Saint Roque is exclusively in favor of the Catholics.
Saint Roque has the power of stopping the spread of epidemics.
- 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
Word Origin and History for roque
1899, "arbitrary alteration of croquet" [OED].