Definition of Picquet

1. n. See Piquet.



Definition of Picquet

1. Noun. A card game for two players, using thirty-two cards, all the deuces, threes, fours, fives, and sixes, being set aside. ¹

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Definition of Picquet

1. piquet [n -S] - See also: piquet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picquet

picotees
picotine
picoting
picotite
picotites
picotpaulite
picots
picovolt
picovolts
picowatt
picowatts
picowave
picowaved
picowaves
picowaving
picquet (current term)
picqueted
picqueter
picqueters
picquets
picra
picramate
picramates
picramic
picramic acid
picras
picrate
picrated
picrates
picrete

Literary usage of Picquet

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1. Review of Historical Publications Relating to Canada by University of Toronto (1908)
"In the present case the work has again been done by a fellow-countryman of picquet, M. Andre Chagny, professor at Bourg-en-Bresse (Department of the Ain), ..."

2. History of the Settlement of Upper Canada (Ontario): With Special Reference by William Canniff (1869)
"... 1679 —The natives attracted—Subjects of the French King—Francois picquet— La ... success—picquet on a voyage —At Fort Toronto—Mississaugas ..."

3. Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground by Levi Coffin (1880)
"AMONG the many interesting cases that came under my personal notice while engaged in efforts to aid the slave, that of Louisa picquet, the octoroon, ..."

4. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"The advance pushed on, reached the entrance of the Bayon at midnight, surprised and cut off a picquet, and at day-break, ..."

5. The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart. by William Leete Stone (1865)
""While, therefore, picquet was exerting his influence upon the Six Nations from La Presentation, on the St. Lawrence, Jean Coeur was sent to the tribes ..."

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