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- n. The four aces, kings, queens, jacks, or tens, in the game of piquet, any of these counting as fourteen points.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The four aces, kings, queens, knaves, or tens, in the game of piquet; -- so called because quatorze counts as fourteen points.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the game of piquet, the four aces, kings, queens, knaves, or tens: so called because such a group of four, in the hand that holds the highest, counts fourteen points.
Borrowing from French. (Wiktionary)