pool hall

or pool·hall


noun


Nearby words

  1. pooh-bah,
  2. pooh-pooh,
  3. pook,
  4. pooka,
  5. pool,
  6. pool malebo,
  7. pool table,
  8. pool train,
  9. poole,
  10. pooled serum

Origin of pool hall

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pool hall

  • At eleven, when they were still in a pool-hall playing "solo" for a cent a chip, he decided to go home.

    The Dude Wrangler|Caroline Lockhart
  • Daney drew Dirty Dan out of the pool-hall and explained the situation to him.

    Kindred of the Dust|Peter B. Kyne