THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of pocket billiards
First recorded in 1910–15
Words nearby pocket billiards
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British Dictionary definitions for pocket billiards
noun (functioning as singular) billiards
another name for pool 2 (def. 5)
any game played on a table in which the object is to pocket the balls, esp snooker and pool
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