roques

roque

[rohk]
noun
a form of croquet played on a clay or hard-surface court surrounded by a low wall off which the balls may be played.

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; back formation from roquet

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roque (rəʊk)
 
n
(US) a game developed from croquet, played on a hard surface with a resilient surrounding border from which the ball can rebound
 
[C19: variant of croquet]

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