from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A variation of croquet played with short-handled mallets on a hard court that is bounded by a concrete wall against which a ball may rebound and be retrieved.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a form of croquet using short-handled mallets, and played on a hard surface
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A form of croquet modified for greater accuracy of play. The court has a wood border often faced with rubber, used as a cushion in bank shots. The balls are 31/4 in. in diameter, the cage (center arches or wickets) 33/8 in. wide, the other arches 31/2 in. wide.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An American game, a modification of croquet. It differs in many details from the parent game; principally, however, in the more perfect surface upon which it is played, the addition of a boundary used somewhat as a cushion in billiards, more perfect balls and clubs, and a more correct setting as well as a narrowing of the wickets.
With 2005 NYC champ and "oft-runner up" Björn Türoque aka Dan Crane, pictured serving as Master of Air-emonies, the evening was a showcase for moves once relegated to the privacy of the bedroom and the headphones, now writ large and sweaty on the public stage.
She returned one of the roque ones to a gift giver.
If they think it's okay to subject prisoners to torture and get away with it, what moral justification will they have to question roque states from torturing prisoners? what make these states rogue is that they think it's okay to torture.
Torture, murder, and detention without due process are actions of roque nation, not those of one claiming to pursue democracy and freedom.
Tuesday, October 10, 2006 11:22:00 AM roque said...
Bruce Willis sounds like he is having a fun time as the lovable roque RJ.
It's abundantly clear that the problems with our treatment of POWs and other detainees in Iraq extends far beyond a handful of Reserve MPs operating as roque agents in a single cell block.
She sent the roque-laure away to be cleaned and lent her one of her best shawls out of her own wardrobe.
He glares disapprovingly at occasional beeps and tunes from roque laptops, cellphones and pagers.
The tortuous characteristics of mannerist, ba - roque, and rococo art were generally, but not consistently, anathema to the neo-classicists.