repique

repic

[ri-peek]
noun Piquet.
1.
the scoring of 30 points in the declaration of hands before one's opponent scores a point.
2.
the bonus of 60 points won for so scoring.
Also, repique.
Compare pic1.


Origin:
< French, derivative of repiquer to prick, punch again. See re-, pique1

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repique (rɪˈpiːk)
 
n
1.  a score of 30 points made from the cards held by a player before play begins
 
vb
2.  to score a repique against (someone)
 
[from French repiq]

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