piquet

Primary Meanings of piquet

1.
n
a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards
2.
n
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
Full Definitions of piquet
1

n a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards

Type of:
card game, cards
a game played with playing cards
2

n 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
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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