roque (uncountable)

(US) a form of croquet using short-handled mallets, and played on a hard surface


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Source: Wiktionary

Roque (rok), n. [Abbr. fr. Croquet.]

Definition: A form of croquet modified for greater accuracy of play. The court has a wood border often faced with rubber, used as a cushion in bank shots. The balls are 3¼ in. in diameter, the cage (center arches or wickets) 3 3/8 in. wide, the other arches 3½ in. wide.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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