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billiard parlor

poolroom (def 1).
Origin of billiard parlor
An Americanism dating back to 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, ┬ę Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • One day a stranger came to town and opened a billiard parlor.

    Mark Twain's Speeches Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The second was a billiard parlor for the use of private clubs.

    Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Then they came to the side door of a building used as a lodging house and a pool and billiard parlor.

    Dave Porter at Star Ranch Edward Stratemeyer
  • The most imposing of the buildings was a billiard parlor, as indicated by the sign on its front.

    The Awakening of the Desert Julius C. Birge
  • Past the billiard parlor Dick rode at a fast pace, and several youths inside hurried to the door.

    Dick Hamilton's Fortune Howard R. Garis
  • It was provided with a billiard parlor, where matches were often arranged for a stake of hundreds of dollars.

  • The door into the billiard parlor burst open and Johnny the Greek and re├źnforcements rushed on the scene.

    Louisiana Lou William West Winter

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