the taking by one player of all the tricks of a deal, as in piquet.
La Ronge Journal, 1823 George Nelson
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
The Sharper Detected and Exposed Jean-Eugne Robert-Houdin
(piquet) the winning of all the tricks by one player
a long cloak with a hood. a close-fitting, caplike bonnet worn by women and children in the mid-Victorian period. a bullfighter’s cape; capa. an adjustable top or hood of a vehicle, as a buggy. Truman, 1924–84, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. Contemporary Examples How Gossip Became History: Eminent Outlaws by Christopher Bram Brad Gooch […]
a ceremonial cloak having a long train and a silk or fur-lined hood, worn by cardinals, bishops, and certain other dignitaries.
an ancient country in E Asia Minor: it became a Roman province in a.d. Historical Examples Cyropaedia Xenophon The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1 Various Dio’s Rome, Volume 1 (of 6) Cassius Dio The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3) Strabo The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of […]
an ancient country in E Asia Minor: it became a Roman province in a.d. Historical Examples The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 6. (of 7): Parthia George Rawlinson Alroy Benjamin Disraeli The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago Arthur Conan Doyle Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume […]