pool table

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noun

a billiard table with six pockets, on which pool is played.

Nearby words

  1. pook,
  2. pooka,
  3. pool,
  4. pool hall,
  5. pool malebo,
  6. pool train,
  7. poole,
  8. pooled serum,
  9. poolroom,
  10. pools

Origin of pool table

First recorded in 1855–60

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Examples from the Web for pool table

  • He himself, mounted on the pool-table, was beating time with a broken cue for a choir of sweet singers.

    Harvard Stories|Waldron Kintzing Post
  • For a moment the speakers fell silent, watching a shot on the pool-table, then one of them spoke with languid interest.

    When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry|Charles Neville Buck


British Dictionary definitions for pool table

pool table

noun

a billiard table on which pool is played
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