Capotted
Capot Ca*pot", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Capotted}.] To win all the tricks from, in playing at piquet. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Capot — Ca*pot , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Capotted}.] To win all the tricks from, in playing at piquet. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kaput — 1895, finished, worn out, dead, from Ger. kaputt, probably a misunderstanding of the phrase capot machen, a partial translation of Fr. faire capot, lit. to make a bonnet, a phrase said in some etymological sources to mean lose all the tricks in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • capot — [kə pɒt] noun (in piquet) the winning of all twelve tricks in the hand by one player, for which a bonus is awarded. verb (capots, capotting, capotted) score a capot against. Origin C17: from Fr., perh. from a dialect var. of chapoter castrate …   English new terms dictionary

  • capot — n. & v. n. (in piquet) the winning of all the tricks by one player. v.tr. (capotted, capotting) score a capot against (an opponent). Etymology: F …   Useful english dictionary

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