- of or used in billiards.
Origin of billiard
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Examples from the Web for billiard
Ever seen Cinquevalli balancing a billiard ball on top of another one?The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
So much liquor had been spilled on the billiard table that the balls stuck to it.
They had another round and then went to a small bar that had a billiard table.
Eldredge's store was closed, but the billiard room was radiant and noisy.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
Don't you worry no more about Web Saunders and that billiard saloon.Cap'n Eri
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
- (modifier) of or relating to billiardsa billiard table; a billiard cue; a billiard ball
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Word Origin and History for billiard
singular of billiards, used only in combinations.
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