verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for carom
Finally, once I made a great fluke—a carom, followed by most of the balls falling into the pockets.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
He learned to play French carom and pyramid pool,—every thing in fact.A Russian Proprietor|Lyof N. Tolstoi
The pig now lay still, and satisfied that he had killed it, he tried to repeat the carom, but failed."Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea|Morgan Robertson
The three-ball carom game is the recognized form of American billiards.
If he does so after making a carom the carom does not count, he forfeits one, and his break is ended.
British Dictionary definitions for carom
- a shot in which the cue ball is caused to contact one object ball after another
- the points scored by this