Meaning of “croquet” in the English Dictionary

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"croquet" in British English

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croquetnoun [ 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 grass

(Definition of “croquet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"croquet" in American English

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croquetnoun [ U ]

us /kroʊˈkeɪ/

a game in which players use mallets (= long wooden hammers) to hit wooden balls through small metal arches sunk in the grass

(Definition of “croquet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)