croquet


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a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops

drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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play a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops

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Here," remarked the old gentleman, taking up a croquet mallet from the table near him, "is one of the qualifications for success in modern society.
A pleasant green field, with three wide-spreading oaks in the middle and a smooth strip of turf for croquet.
She pities him, so she is good to him," aid Jo, beaming at her from the croquet ground.
An impromptu circus, fox and geese, and an amicable game of croquet finished the afternoon.
It seemed fated that he should feel something of the past in the accidents of that place, for the figure might well have been an early-Victorian ghost revisiting the ghosts of the croquet hoops and mallets.
The truth of the matter was that it was Lawrence who had murdered Alfred Inglethorp with a croquet mallet.
they call croquet, which is a game where you don't pocket any balls
The Huddersfield Croquet Club members currently practice and play on the lower bowling green at Greenhead Park and at Ravensknowle park.
IT'S National Croquet Day this Sunday and Middlesbrough Croquet Club will be welcoming people to find out more and to try "The Croquet Experience".
A CROQUET club in Llandudno has expanded and improved its facilities thanks to a PS8,645 grant from People's Health Trust.
CITY fans of croquet can have a go at the game in a Birmingham park.
THE joint founder of a North Wales croquet club has been honoured for her work in the sport.
KENILWORTH extended their unbeaten run in the West Midlands Association Croquet League with a comprehensive 7-1 home win against Stourbridge.
But one Tyneside lad proves croquet hasn't yet been relegated to the history books.
The "Bad Boy" megastar laid on CROQUET at his party to celebrate his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.