massé

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noun mas·sé \ma-ˈsā\

Definition of massé

  1. :  a shot in billiards or pool made by hitting the cue ball vertically or nearly vertically on the side to drive it around one ball in order to strike another

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Origin and Etymology of massé

French, from past participle of masser to make a massé shot, from masse sledgehammer, from Middle French mace mace



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