piquet

Definitions:

  • A card game for two people, played with a deck from which all cards below the seven, aces being high, are omitted.
  • <em>Milit.</em> See <internalXref urlencoded="picket">picket</internalXref>.
  • A game at cards played between two persons with thirty-two cards, all the deuces, threes, fours, fives, and sixes being set aside: players score for <em>carte blanche</em>, or a hand of only plain cards, <em>point</em>, or a hand with the strongest suit, <em>sequence, quatorze, trio</em>, and <em>pique</em> and <em>repique.</em>
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  • See <xref urlencoded="picket">picket</xref>.
  • A game at cards played between two persons, with thirty-two cards, all the deuces, threes, fours, fives, and sixes, being set aside.
  • A game at <xref>cards</xref> played between two persons, with thirty-two cards, all the deuces, threes, fours, fives, and sixes, being set aside.
  • a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake
  • a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards
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