|baulk line or (US) balk line|
|1.||Also called: string line a straight line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game|
|2.||a. one of four lines parallel to the cushions dividing the table into a central panel and eight smaller ones (the baulks)|
|b. a type of game using these lines as restrictions|
|balk line or (US) balk line|
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