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cue ball

noun, Billiards, Pool.
the ball a player strikes with the cue, as distinguished from the other balls on the table.
Origin of cue ball
1880-85; cue2 + ball1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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cue ball

(billiards, snooker) the ball struck by the cue, as distinguished from the object balls
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