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pool hall

or poolhall

poolroom (def 1).
Origin of pool hall
An Americanism dating back to 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The proprietor of the pool hall agreed to watch the “Seagull” and warn all curious boys to stay away from it.

  • In front of the pool hall, men sat on the hitching rail watching the farm girls go by.

    Plowing On Sunday Sterling North
  • Several horses splashed across the creek and their riders disappeared inside the portals of the pool hall.

  • He envisaged a future free of pool hall smells and the glandular malfunctioning of his predator owner.

    The Land of Look Behind Paul Cameron Brown
  • He was gone when we got there and we found him down at a pool hall telling all his buddies about the operation.

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