pool table

Origin of pool table

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for pool table

Historical Examples of pool table

  • 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

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for pool table

pool table

noun
  1. a billiard table on which pool is played
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