quatorze

quatorze

[kuh-tawrz; French ka-tawrz]
noun, plural quatorzes [kuh-tawr-ziz; French ka-tawrz] . Piquet.
a set of four cards of the same denomination, aces, kings, queens, jacks, or tens, scoring 14 points.

Origin:
1695–1705; < French: fourteen < Latin quattuordecim, equivalent to quattuor four + -decim, combining form of decem ten

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