Definition of 'croquet'
Example sentences containing 'croquet'
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There are three acres of gardens with a tennis court and croquet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can embrace your inner toff by enjoying a game of croquet in the grounds. The Sun (2016)Then he entertained them to refreshments and a game of croquet on the lush lawn. The Sun (2006)But depend upon it croquet is the game of the future. Daniel Deronda (1876)The square's garden has a croquet lawn. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She lives in a whitewashed house deep in the home counties with pine trees in the drive and croquet hoops in the lawn. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are activities like tennis and croquet on offer, but most come for the spa. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The extensive gardens include a pool, tennis court and croquet lawn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In this corner of Pimlico with its croquet lawn and tennis courts? Times, Sunday Times (2015)For added grandeur, how about a game of croquet on the main lawn? Times, Sunday Times (2006)There should be pianos that are played, billiard tables in use and croquet lawns to be enjoyed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are meant to hide under the desk and hope they won't be hit by a croquet mallet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He might be tempted to take up croquet, or just the croquet mallet in pursuit of his enemies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The temples and pavilions dwindled into picturesque ruins while smart new Victorian gardens acquired summer houses and croquet lawns. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'm just not sure about a croquet set. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Standing at my bedroom window I could almost see the croquet lawns. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I tried to drum up some support for a game of croquet, but nobody seemed interested. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Outside there are vast gardens, a pool, tennis court and croquet lawn. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At weekends, games were obligatory, with croquet and tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An impromptu circus, fox and geese, and an amicable game of croquet finished the afternoon. Little Women (1869)In others he has a cricket bat, golf club, croquet mallet or gun in his hand. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A string quartet played as they walked back down the aisle and the sun shone as guests played croquet on the lawn at the drinks reception. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet it had large grounds and outbuildings, suitable for experimental work with plants and animals, a productive orchard and a fine croquet lawn. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The style is classically colonial, in so far as the beds have four posts, the baths have feet and the lawn has croquet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'croquet'
British English: croquet NOUN
Croquet is a game played on grass in which the players use long wooden sticks called mallets to hit balls through metal arches.
Definition of croquet from the Collins English Dictionary
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