On regaining the piquet, I found that several more djerms had dropped down the Nile, and were lying off the little wharf.
Maurice and piquet—then the widow and the divorcée for dinner—and now alone again!
N "Cartes-blanches" is a hand at piquet without a court card—it counts ten.
We can go there, and then return to my rooms and continue our piquet.
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.