Piquet Pi*quet", n. [F., prob. fr. pique. See {Pique}, {Pike}, and {Picket}.] A game at cards played between two persons, with thirty-two cards, all the deuces, threes, fours, fives, and sixes, being set aside. [Written also {picket} and {picquet}.] [1913 Webster]

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