croquet

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French or Old Northern French; see crochet.

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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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DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: cróquete, croquet

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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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English croquet

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croquet m (plural croquets)

  1. croquet

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kroːˈkɛt/
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  • Hyphenation: cro‧quet
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

NounEdit

croquet f (plural croquetten, diminutive croquetje n)

  1. Superseded spelling of kroket.

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croquet m (plural croquets)

  1. (sports) croquet
  2. croquette