On regaining the piquet, I found that several more djerms had dropped down the Nile, and were lying off the little wharf.
We can go there, and then return to my rooms and continue our piquet.
N "Cartes-blanches" is a hand at piquet without a court card—it counts ten.
Maurice and piquet—then the widow and the divorcée for dinner—and now alone again!
Tell your mistress that I came to have my revenge for her beating me last night at piquet.
He wrangled through one game of piquet after another; at last he got up.
In the evening, after his wife had retired, he sat up with his mother-in-law and took a hand at piquet.
I declined, but we afterward compromised the matter by having a game of piquet.
Soldiers on piquet often gambled within sight of an enemy's advanced post.
He broke up the party, and challenged Philip to a game of piquet.
card game, 1640s, from French piquet, picquet (16c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps a diminutive of pic "pick, pickaxe, pique," from phrase faire pic, a term said to be used in the game.