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Billiard table   /bˈɪljərd tˈeɪbəl/   Listen
Billiard table

noun
1.
Game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played.  Synonyms: pool table, snooker table.






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"Billiard table" Quotes from Famous Books



... for Shell-shock Hospital under B.R.C.S., Piano, Billiard Table and Gramophone. Will any hospital closing down and having same for ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, March 12, 1919 • Various

... they are, the more they need regulating; and the practical workings of this principle when men have the courage to face prejudice and carry it out, triumphantly vindicate it. The man who furnishes his son a billiard table in his own house, where he can practice that beautiful game with his friends without the adjuncts of liquor and rowdyism, does a good deed. He keeps the youth at home, he keeps his associations under his own eye; he gives him a good, ...
— Amusement: A Force in Christian Training • Rev. Marvin R. Vincent.

... quite an expert at billiards long before I was ever heard of as a ball player. There was a billiard table in the old Anson House and it was upon that that I practiced when I was scarcely large enough to handle a cue. It was rather a primitive piece of furniture, but it answered the purpose for which it had been designed. It was one of the old six pocket affairs, with a bass-wood bed instead of ...
— A Ball Player's Career - Being the Personal Experiences and Reminiscensces of Adrian C. Anson • Adrian C. Anson

... of the shrouded billiard table, with the blinds down and this pale slip of a girl in deep mourning sitting in a basket chair in the dim light, he began ...
— Simon • J. Storer Clouston



Words linked to "Billiard table" :   snooker table, pool table, game equipment, balk, pocket, baulk, table



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