Definition of roque noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rəʊk//
; NAmE NAmE//roʊk//
[uncountable](US English)
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a game, similar to croquet but played on a hard court, in which players use wooden hammers (called mallets ) to knock wooden balls through a series of hoops (= curved wires) Word Origin late 19th cent.: alteration of roquet.