Definition of roquet in English:

roquet

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Croquet
  • Strike (another ball) with one's own.

    ‘once you roquet a ball you can hit it where you please’
    • ‘Oh good, she said, and wiped the lawn with me, roqueting and croqueting my balls to oblivion.’
    • ‘The game is generally played fifty-up; one point being counted for a simple roquet, two for making or passing through the ring, and three for roqueting and making the ring at the same stroke.’

noun

Croquet
  • An act of roqueting.

    ‘Brand hit a beautiful cross-court roquet to red’
    • ‘The game is generally played fifty-up; one point being counted for a simple roquet, two for making or passing through the ring, and three for roqueting and making the ring at the same stroke.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: apparently an arbitrary alteration of the verb croquet, originally used in the same sense.

Pronunciation:

roquet

/ˈrəʊkeɪ//ˈrəʊki/