Definition of Quatorze

1. n. The four aces, kings, queens, knaves, or tens, in the game of piquet; -- so called because quatorze counts as fourteen points.



Definition of Quatorze

1. Noun. (cards) The four aces, kings, queens, jacks, or tens, in the game of piquet, any of these counting as fourteen points. ¹

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Definition of Quatorze

1. a set of four cards of the same denomination scoring fourteen points [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quatorze

quaternations
quaternion
quaternionic
quaternionist
quaternionists
quaternions
quaternities
quaternity
quaternization
quateron
quaterons
quaterpolymer
quaterpolymers
quatorzain
quatorzains
quatorze (current term)
quatorzes
quatrain
quatrains
quatrandorite
quatrayle
quatrayles
quatre
quatreble
quatrebles
quatrefoil
quatrefoils
quatres
quatrumvirate

Literary usage of Quatorze

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Crusaders of New France: A Chronicle of the Fleur-de-lis in the Wilderness by William Bennett Munro (1918)
"... CHAPTER IV THE AGE OF LOUIS quatorze Louis XIV, the greatest of the Bourbon monarchs, had now taken into his own hands the reins of power. ..."

2. Crusaders of New France: A Chronicle of the Fleur-de-lis in the Wilderness by William Bennett Munro (1918)
"... CHAPTER IV THE AGE OF LOUIS quatorze Louis XIV, the greatest of the Bourbon monarchs, had now taken into his own hands the reins of power. ..."

3. Crusaders of New France: A Chronicle of the Fleur-de-lis in the Wilderness by William Bennett Munro (1920)
"... CHAPTER IV THE AGE OF LOUIS quatorze Louis XIV, the greatest of the Bourbon monarchs, had now taken into his own hands the reins of power. ..."

4. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee (1905)
"CHAPTER V UNDER LOUIS quatorze— (Continued) DURING the few years preceding the recall of Frontenac, much progress had been made in the way of western ..."

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