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pic·quet

 (pĭ-kā′)
n.
Variant of piquet.

picquet

(ˈpɪkɪt)
n
(Military) a variant spelling of picket3
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There was the sleepy Sunday of his boyhood, when, like a military deserter, he was marched to chapel by a picquet of teachers three times a day, morally handcuffed to another boy; and when he would willingly have bartered two meals of indigestible sermon for another ounce or two of inferior mutton at his scanty dinner in the flesh.
They sat in the drawing-room playing picquet with the door open.
(21.) Thonnon J, Picquet M, Thiongane Y, Lo M, Sylla R, Vercruysse J.
1911: More than 6,000 letters and postcards were flown five miles from Allahabad to Naini Junction in India by Henri Picquet - the first official airmail.
De Avinon se dirigio a Lyon, donde se reencontro con el exconsul de Francia en Alepo, Francois Picquet. En Paris realizo una importante actividad, fue recibido por el rey Luis XIV y visito a los duques de Orleans y de Saint-Aignan.
An earlier investigation was done in France in the 1830s by cartographer Charles Picquet, who created a color gradient map of districts in Paris that were experiencing cholera attacks.
About 8 o'clock an advanced picquet [sic] under the command of Captain Kennedy of the Maryland Loyalists was oblidged [sic] to retreat as the enemy was marching down on them and began to fire their field pieces."* Many Marylanders desert; most of them turn themselves in to the Spanish and proceed to inform on their former comrades.
Picquet et al., The Epidemiology of Human Schistosomiasis in the Senegal River Basin, 90 TRANSACTIONS ROYAL SOC'Y TROPICAL MED.
French Navy Ship La Motte Picquet, top, and HMS Duncan, bottom
The agreement was recently signed at the Dubai head office of Emirates Trans Graphics between Bruno Picquet, CEO of Duplo International, and Mohammad Alhashemi, CEO of Emirates Trans Graphics.
Angela Casini, Michel Picquet and colleagues note that caffeine and certain caffeine-based compounds have recently been in the spotlight as possible anticancer treatments.
(4) Papon X, Picquet J, Fournier HD, Enon B, Mercier P.