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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Miss Blanche--taking no notice of her step-mother's reproof, or of her uncle's commentary on it--pointed to a table on which croquet mallets and balls were laid ready, and recalled the attention of the company to the matter in hand.
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 illustrations include bizarre and ingenious images such as underwater croquet, flying firemen with wings tackling blazes from the air, fish racing and aero cabs flying people around a city.
? CROQUET: Kenilworth's first two home matches in the West Midlands Croquet League resulted in a victory over Himley but a narrow defeat by Eardisley.
TWO Shropshire croquet clubs are hoping to attract new members this weekend when they host open days.
In the were old croquet training David "In the summer, there were the old ladies playing croquet on our training pitch and the groundsman said to me we were not able to use this part of the training ground because they play croquet there, or the gentlemen were playing bowls on the ground as we walked through.
Among those who attended were his wife Joyce Leeson as well as family members who had travelled for 24 hours from South Africa, representatives from Backworth Croquet Club where he was an active member, Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell, Rita Stringfellow of Tynemouth Ward Labour Party, the Deputy High Commissioner for South Africa, and African National Congress (ANC) representatives.
Among those who attended were his wife Joyce Leeson, as well as family members who had travelled for 24 hours from South Africa, representatives from Backworth Croquet Club where he was an active member, Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell, Rita Stringfellow of Tynemouth Ward Labour Party, the Deputy High Commissioner for South Africa, and African National Congress (ANC) representatives.
There are now four defibrillators in Llanfairfechan: the others are at the Fire Station in Llanerch Road, at Pendalar Hall east of Llanfairfechan and at the Croquet Club on Shore Rd West, plus another is planned at the Pavilion Cafe.