bouclée

/ (ˈbuːkleɪ) /

noun

a support for a cue in billiards formed by doubling the first finger so that its tip is aligned with the thumb at its second joint, to form a loop through which the cue may slide

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Word Origin for bouclée

from French, literally: curled
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