[pi-key, -ket] /pɪˈkeɪ, -ˈkɛt/

a card game played by two persons with a pack of 32 cards, the cards from deuces to sixes being excluded.
/pɪˈkɛt; -ˈkeɪ/
a card game for two people playing with a reduced pack and scoring points for card combinations and tricks won

card game, 1640s, from French piquet, picquet (16c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps a diminutive of pic “pick, pickaxe, pique,” from phrase faire pic, a term said to be used in the game.

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