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A variation of croquet played with short-handled mallets on a hard court that is bounded by a concrete wall against which a ball may rebound and be retrieved.
[Alteration of roquet.]
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(Ball Games, other than specified) 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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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, Amer.; compare roquet (in croquet) to hit another player's ball with one's own (obscurely derived from croquet)]
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