- an oblong table with a slate surface covered by a cloth and enclosed by a raised rim of vulcanized rubber, for use in playing billiards.
Origin of billiard table
First recorded in 1635–45
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Examples from the Web for billiard table
Where is the great glory of the billiard-table, or the croquet-lawn?Lord Kilgobbin
A billiard-table and all sorts of games are lodged under the vast staircase.Serge Panine, Complete
It had been specially laid, and its smooth surface was as level as a billiard-table.Motor Matt's Race
Stanley R. Matthews
But, if you have no objection, the billiard-table will be a good arena.
At last he is laid on the table which the wounded men call the "billiard-table."The New Book Of Martyrs