object ball

object ball

noun Billiards, Pool.
1.
the first ball struck by the cue ball in making a carom. Compare carom ball.
2.
a ball to be struck by the cue ball; any ball except the cue ball.

Origin:
1855–60

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object ball
 
n
billiards, snooker any ball except the cue ball, esp one which the striker aims to hit with the cue ball

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