pocket billiards
noun plural but usually singular in construction Date: 1913 pool 2b

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  • Pocket billiards — Pocket billiards, most commonly referred to as pool, is the general term for a family of games played on a specific class of billiards table, having 6 receptacles called pockets (or holes ) along the rails, in which balls are deposited as the… …   Wikipedia

  • pocket billiards — ☆ pocket billiards n. POOL2 (n. 2b) …   English World dictionary

  • pocket\ billiards — subtle rearrangement of male parts in a public place i was sitting awkwardly, in considerable discomfort. a quick game of pocket billiards soon solved the problem …   Dictionary of american slang

  • pocket\ billiards — subtle rearrangement of male parts in a public place i was sitting awkwardly, in considerable discomfort. a quick game of pocket billiards soon solved the problem …   Dictionary of american slang

  • pocket billiards — /pɒkət ˈbɪljədz/ (say pokuht bilyuhdz) noun 1. See pool2 (def. 8). –phrase 2. play pocket billiards, Colloquial (of a male) to fondle one s testicles through one s pants pockets …   Australian English dictionary

  • pocket billiards — noun any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets • Syn: ↑pool • Hypernyms: ↑table game • Hyponyms: ↑snooker • Part Meronyms: ↑break, ↑carom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pocket billiards — pool2 (def. 1). [1910 15] * * * ▪ game also called  Pool,    a billiards game, most popular in the United States and Canada, played with a white cue ball and 15 consecutively numbered coloured balls on a rectangular table with six pockets (one at …   Universalium

  • pocket billiards — noun A family of billiards games played on a specific class of billiards table, having six receptacles called pockets (or holes ) along the rails, in which balls are deposited as the main goal of play. Syn: pool …   Wiktionary

  • Pocket billiards — male with hand in his pocket adjusting genitals …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pocket billiards — Australian Slang male with hand in his pocket adjusting genitals …   English dialects glossary

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