bil·​liard | \ ˈbi(l)-yərd How to pronounce billiard (audio) \

Definition of billiard

used as an attributive form of billiardsa billiard ball

Examples of billiard in a Sentence

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First Known Use of billiard

1580, in the meaning defined above

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“Billiard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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