quatorze

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quatorze

(kəˈtɔːz)
n
(Card Games) cards a set of cards worth 14 points in piquet
References in classic literature ?
The formal monotonous ticking of the Louis Quatorze clock annoyed him.
Wine, wax-lights, comestibles, rouge, crinoline-petticoats, diamonds, wigs, Louis- Quatorze gimcracks, and old china, park hacks, and splendid high- stepping carriage horses--all the delights of life, I say,--would go to the deuce, if people did but act upon their silly principles and avoid those whom they dislike and abuse.