piquet

Definitions of piquet
  1. noun
    a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards
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    type of:
    card game, cards
    a game played with playing cards
  2. noun
    a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake
    synonyms: picket
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    type of:
    torture, torturing
    the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
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