billiard parlor


noun

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Origin of billiard parlor

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
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Example sentences from the Web for billiard parlor

  • Fifteen minutes in this irreproachable home sent Carl off to Eddie Klemm's billiard-parlor, which was not irreproachable.

    The Trail of the Hawk|Sinclair Lewis
  • I suppose you're dreadfully bored, though, when you could be down at the billiard-parlor?

    The Trail of the Hawk|Sinclair Lewis