roquet

[roh-key]Croquet, Roque.
verb (used with object), ro·queted [roh-keyd] /roʊˈkeɪd/, ro·quet·ing [roh-key-ing] /roʊˈkeɪ ɪŋ/.
  1. to cause one's ball to strike (another player's ball).
  2. (of a ball) to strike (another player's ball).
verb (used without object), ro·queted [roh-keyd] /roʊˈkeɪd/, ro·quet·ing [roh-key-ing] /roʊˈkeɪ ɪŋ/.
  1. to roquet a ball.
noun
  1. an act or instance of roqueting.

Origin of roquet

First recorded in 1860–65; alteration of croquet
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roquet

verb -quets (-kɪz), -queting (-kɪɪŋ) or -queted (-kɪd)
  1. to drive one's ball against (another person's ball) in order to be allowed to croquet
noun
  1. the act of roqueting

Word Origin for roquet

C19: variant of croquet
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