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billiard table

noun
  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.
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Origin of billiard table

First recorded in 1635–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for billiard table

Historical Examples

  • Where is the great glory of the billiard-table, or the croquet-lawn?

    Lord Kilgobbin

    Charles Lever

  • A billiard-table and all sorts of games are lodged under the vast staircase.

  • It had been specially laid, and its smooth surface was as level as a billiard-table.

    Motor Matt's Race

    Stanley R. Matthews

  • But, if you have no objection, the billiard-table will be a good arena.

  • At last he is laid on the table which the wounded men call the "billiard-table."