- TRAVELLING PIQUET
- A mode of amusing themselves,
practised by two persons riding in a carriage, each
reckoning towards his game the persons or animals that pass
by on the side next them, according to the following
A parson riding a grey horse, with blue furniture; game.
An old woman under a hedge; ditto.
A cat looking out of a window; 60.
A man, woman, and child, in a buggy; 40.
A man with a woman behind him; 30.
A flock of sheep; 20.
A flock of geese; 10.
A post chaise; 5.
A horseman; 2.
A man or woman walking; 1.
The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.