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

Origin and Etymology of massé

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


First Known Use: 1873



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