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croquet

noun [U] uk   /ˈkrəʊ.keɪ/ us    /kroʊˈkeɪ/
a game in which two, three, or four players use mallets (= long wooden hammers) to hit wooden balls through small metal hoops (= curves) fixed into the grassBowls, bowling and croquet
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