Pronunciation: (krō-kā'; Brit.krō'kā, -kē), [key]
—n., v., -quetedPronunciation: (-kād'; Brit.-kād, -kēd), [key] -quet•ingPronunciation: (-kā'ing; Brit.-kā-ing, -kē-ing). [key]
1. a game played by knocking wooden balls through metal wickets with mallets.
2. (in croquet) the act of driving away an opponent's ball by striking one's own when the two are in contact.
to drive away (a ball) by a croquet.
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