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noun Billiards, Pool.
  1. the ball a player strikes with the cue, as distinguished from the other balls on the table.
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Origin of cue ball

First recorded in 1880–85; cue2 + ball1
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Related Words for cue ball

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cue ball

noun
  1. billiards snooker the ball struck by the cue, as distinguished from the object balls
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