[kuh-tawrz; French ka-tawrz] /kəˈtɔrz; French kaˈtɔrz/

noun, plural quatorzes
[kuh-tawr-ziz; French ka-tawrz] /kəˈtɔr zɪz; French kaˈtɔrz/ (Show IPA). Piquet.
a set of four cards of the same denomination, aces, kings, queens, jacks, or tens, scoring 14 points.

in French terms, “fourteen,” from French quatorze, from Latin quatuordecim (source also of Italian quattordici), from quatuor “four” (see four) + -decim (see -teen).


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