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Croquet

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Croquet, lawn game of French origin (17th century) in which players hit wooden balls with wooden mallets through a series of iron hoops (wickets) stuck in the ground. To win, a player must hit the posts at both ends of the field. Croquet is popular in the United States and Britain.

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