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pocket billiards

pool2 (def 1).
Origin of pocket billiards
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Imagine that you are playing pocket billiards on a pool table that is three meters long and one meter wide.
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British Dictionary definitions for pocket billiards

pocket billiards

noun (functioning as sing) (billiards)
another name for pool2 (sense 5)
any game played on a table in which the object is to pocket the balls, esp snooker and pool
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