pool hall

or pool·hall


noun

Origin of pool hall

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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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