billiard

[bil-yerd]
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adjective

of or used in billiards.

noun


Nearby words

  1. billfold,
  2. billfolder,
  3. billhead,
  4. billhook,
  5. billi bi,
  6. billiard ball,
  7. billiard parlor,
  8. billiard room,
  9. billiard table,
  10. billiards

Origin of billiard

1630–40; < French billard cue, equivalent to bille stick (see billet2) + -ard -ard

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British Dictionary definitions for billiard

billiard

noun

(modifier) of or relating to billiardsa billiard table; a billiard cue; a billiard ball
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Word Origin and History for billiard

billiard

singular of billiards, used only in combinations.

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