Roque

Roque

(rk), n. [Abbr. fr. Croquet.] A form of croquet modified for greater accuracy of play. The court has a wood border often faced with rubber, used as a cushion in bank shots. The balls are 3 in. in diameter, the cage (center arches or wickets) 3 in. wide, the other arches 3 in. wide.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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Roque`fort" cheese

, or

Roque`fort"

} (?), n. A highly flavored blue-molded cheese, made at Roquefort, department of Aveyron, France. It is made from milk of ewes, sometimes with cow's milk added, and is cured in caves. Improperly, a cheese made in imitation of it.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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