quatorze

Definitions:

  • In the game of piquet, the four aces, kings, queens, knaves, or tens: so called because such a group of four, in the hand that holds the highest, counts fourteen points.
  • The four aces, kings, queens, knaves, or tens, in the game of piquet; -- so called because <ex>quatorze</ex> counts as fourteen points.
  • The four <xref>aces</xref>, <xref>kings</xref>, <xref>queens</xref>, <xref>jacks</xref>, or <xref>tens</xref>, in the game of <xref>piquet</xref>, any of these counting as fourteen points.
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