billiard parlor


Origin of billiard parlor

1
An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

Words Nearby billiard parlor

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How to use billiard parlor in a sentence

  • The second was a billiard parlor for the use of private clubs.

    Polly in New York | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • It was provided with a billiard parlor, where matches were often arranged for a stake of hundreds of dollars.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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