QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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decorum

Origin of pool hall

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences 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