croquet

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From Middle French or Old Northern French

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croquet (countable and uncountable, plural croquets)

  1. (uncountable, games) A game played on a lawn, in which players use mallets to drive balls through hoops (wickets).
  2. (countable, games) A shot in this game in which the striker's ball and another ball are moved by hitting the striker's ball when they have been placed in contact following a roquet.
  3. (countable) A croquette.

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croquet (third-person singular simple present croquets, present participle croqueting, simple past and past participle croqueted)

  1. (transitive, games) To play a shot in the game of croquet in which the striker's ball and another ball are moved by hitting the striker's ball when they have been placed in contact following a roquet.

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