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poolroom

[ pool-room, -room ]
/ ˈpulˌrum, -ˌrʊm /
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noun
an establishment or room for the playing of pool or billiards.
a place where betting is carried on, especially illegally; a bookmaker's establishment.
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Origin of poolroom

First recorded in 1860–65; pool2 + room
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British Dictionary definitions for poolroom

poolroom
/ (ˈpuːlˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun US and Canadian
a hall or establishment where pool, billiards, etc, are played
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