- to cause one's ball to strike (another player's ball).
- (of a ball) to strike (another player's ball).
- to roquet a ball.
- an act or instance of roqueting.
Origin of roquet
First recorded in 1860–65; alteration of croquet
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Examples from the Web for roquet
The player continues his turn so long as he makes a point or a roquet.
The "rush" is a roquet sending the ball hit in some desired direction.
If the points are equal the first roquet decides the contest.
Yes; but not so that B's position after the roquet shall be improved.
A roquet, but no other hit, entitles to the privileges of croquet.
- to drive one's ball against (another person's ball) in order to be allowed to croquet
- the act of roqueting
C19: variant of croquet
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