billiard table

  1. 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

Words Nearby billiard table Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use billiard table in a sentence

  • The improvement has come at last, and these streets are now almost of a billiard-table smoothness.

    The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
  • First you came into a vestibule where hats, coats, and sticks were left, then into a large salon with a billiard-table.

  • Later, however, the sisters learned to play the game, and at the billiard table they passed many an hour.

    Napoleon's Young Neighbor | Helen Leah Reed
  • Every second house in the place was a saloon, and every saloon seemed to have a billiard-table and a banjo player.

    Wandering Heath | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The men brought down a billiard-table, sir, and have been putting it up in the west room.

    The Mynns' Mystery | George Manville Fenn