Definition Of piquet


a trick-taking card game for two players, using a 32-card deck consisting of cards from the seven to the ace.

Together with Chekhov, they played piquet , frequented the Taverne Gothique for oysters, or the Casino Municipal for entertainment.

Example Of piquet

  • By the fireplace, Protheroe, now dressed in sober grey, sat on a sofa playing piquet with an elderly gentleman.

  • In spite of three hip replacements, Adams manages to visit his local pub to play piquet most evenings and continues to write.

  • Right all, we need to organise piquet tonight.

  • So instead, we played bridge and piquet the whole morning.

  • The boy has won a hand of piquet , and the spinster has noticed that he has difficulty enjoying triumphs.

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