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Croquet

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A game played with a sort of bandy stick. The crook was superseded by a kind of mallet. Du Cange gives “Croque, croquebois, croquet, bâton armé dʹun croc, ou qui est recourbé” (vol. vii. p. 115). The art of the game is to strike your balls through very small hoops arranged in a given order.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Crone
Cronian Sea
Crony
Crook in the Lot
Crooked as Crawley
Crooked Sixpence (A)
Crooked Stick (A)
Crop Up (or) Out
Cropper
Croquemitaine [croak-mit-tain]
Croquet
Crore (A)
Cross
Cross (in heraldry)
Cross (a mystic emblem)
Cross (To)
Cross
Cross Buns
Cross-grained
Cross-legged Knights
Cross Man (A)