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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Picquet See Piquet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n picquet See piquet, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Picquet Same as Piquet.
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In literature:

He drove in Captain Brugueire's picquet, which was on the opposite side of the river, and was pushing for the ford.
"The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation" by Charles Roger
Stable picquets looked after the horse deck.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
Upon his recovery eight days later, however, he did not hesitate to place one of his officers, M. Picquet, ensign, under arrest.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
He began to fear going to bed, and would sit up talking to Toffy till the small hours of the morning, or playing picquet with Dunbar.
"Peter and Jane" by S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
Quintana came forward, carelessly, a disagreeable expression in his eyes and on his narrow lips, and continued on past Picquet.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
He meant, I think, to propose a game of bezique or picquet.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
This, together with the tent-fires and those of the picquets, had a very brilliant effect.
"The Wreck on the Andamans" by Joseph Darvall
I was not in the thick of it, but was engaged with an outlying picquet on the left of the attack.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
Next evening he presented himself at the palace to play picquet with the King and to make his court to the Princess.
"The Green Fairy Book" by Various
He played picquet with Tip, and did his best to learn a little English.
"A Kut Prisoner" by H. C. W. Bishop
Come and have a hand at picquet till lunch.
""Pip"" by Ian Hay
Thereon the commander of the picquet proceeded to withdraw his men and sent word to Auersperg.
"Napoleon's Marshals" by R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The Marquis du Quesne used to say that the Abbe Picquet was worth ten regiments to New France.
"Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
No picquets at this end of the town, for want of men.
"The Cape and the Kaffirs" by Harriet Ward
Does he play picquet?
"The Romance of a Poor Young Man" by Pierrepont Edwards
Our division had two main picquets; all this took place at the right picquet.
"Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade" by William Surtees
There was no one about except two stout ladies with dominant noses playing picquet.
"Pink Gods and Blue Demons" by Cynthia Stockley
Louis Picquet became captain of the company, and on July 14, Geo.
"Under the Stars and Bars" by Walter A. Clark
Being there, it was not permitted me to escape, and I sat down to picquet with the others.
"In Hostile Red" by Joseph Altsheler
The cards above referred to were merely 'picquet' packs.
"Sharps and Flats" by John Nevil Maskelyne

In news:

Nine students from three of Moore County's high schools competed in the 31st annual Picquet Music Festival presented by the Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills March 14 at National Golf Club.
Since 1946, the Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills has presented its annual Picquet Music Festival, named for its founder and a Sandhills area theater owner, Charles Picquet .