pocket billiards


plural in form but usually singular in construction

Examples of pocket billiards in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In that respect, high-level croquet is a mix of outdoor chess and pocket billiards. Steve Rubenstein, SFChronicle.com, 20 Oct. 2019 Snooker is an unfamiliar sport for many Americans — a cousin of cue games like pocket billiards, though played on a surface about four times the size of your average pub pool table. Charlie Campbell / Beijing, Time, 19 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pocket billiards was in 1910

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“Pocket billiards.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pocket%20billiards. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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