Three-score \Three"-score`\, a. Thrice twenty; sixty. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • score — /skɔ / (say skaw) noun 1. the record of points made by the competitors in a game or match. 2. the aggregate of points made by a side or individual. 3. the scoring of a point or points. 4. Education the performance of an individual, or sometimes… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Three-ball — (or 3 ball , colloquially) is a pocket billiards folk game played with three standard pool Cuegloss|Object ball|object balls and a Cuegloss|Cue ball|cue ball. The goal is to Cuegloss|Pocket|pocket the three object balls in as few shots as… …   Wikipedia

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