Borrowed from French bésigue, of unknown origin.
bezique (countable and uncountable, plural beziques)
- A trick-taking card game for two players.
2009, January 19, “Phillip Alder”, in Eisenhower’s Other Title: Bridge Player in Chief:
- Queen Elizabeth II does not play, preferring racing demon, complicated games of solitaire and six-deck bezique.
- The act of taking certain cards in this game: the queen of spades and jack of diamonds, or (if either of those suits is trumps) the queen of clubs and jack of hearts.