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tr.v. ro·queted (-kād′), ro·quet·ing (-kā′ĭng), ro·quets (-kāz′)
To hit (another player's ball) in croquet.
[Alteration of croquet.]
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vb, -quets (-kɪz) , -queting (-kɪɪŋ) or -queted (-kɪd)
(Croquet) to drive one's ball against (another person's ball) in order to be allowed to croquet
(Croquet) the act of roqueting
[C19: variant of croquet]
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Racket, Racquet, Racquette, Roquet or Rackeran assembly of high society at a private house, 1745; a popular, noisy or confused group; also the noise made by such a group.
Examples: racquet of mirth and war, 1822; racket of society, 1886.
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Past participle: roqueted
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