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

Definition of billiard

used as an attributive form of billiards a billiard ball

Examples of billiard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every time Naomi’s voice ripped through the speakers, college kids would wander over from the billiard tables to watch. Saki Knafo, Vulture, 23 Oct. 2021 After Michaelis died, in 1912, the place became the Junction Bar, with billiard tables and even a shoeshine stand. Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 July 2021 Inside the more than 21,000-square-foot mansion a full-scale airplane is suspended from the ceiling of the billiard room. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2022 Douglas designed the house as a hotel for mining officials and investors as well as for his own family and included a wine cellar, billiard room, marble shower, steam heat and, a novelty at the time, a central vacuum system. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 8 Apr. 2022 The house also has a finished basement with theater, billiard and exercise rooms. oregonlive, 22 Mar. 2022 Featured sports include competitions in billiard games, archery, and dance, among others. al, 5 Mar. 2022 And of course, Project UNIQUE 71 also boasts plenty of entertainment and relaxation areas, including a gym, sauna, 12-seat theater, and billiard/bar room. Bill Springer, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 There are two adaptive-damping modes, but the default setting is ideal for both track and mountain-road use, especially if the asphalt is anything less than billiard-table smooth. Dan Edmunds, Car and Driver, 22 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of billiard

1580, in the meaning defined above

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4 May 2022

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“Billiard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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