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

1895–1900, Americanism; back formation from roquet Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
roque (rəʊk)
(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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