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poolroom

[pool-room, -roo m] /ˈpulˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
an establishment or room for the playing of pool or billiards.
2.
a place where betting is carried on, especially illegally; a bookmaker's establishment.
Origin of poolroom
1860-1865
1860-65; pool2 + room
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British Dictionary definitions for poolroom

poolroom

/ˈpuːlˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun (US & Canadian)
1.
a hall or establishment where pool, billiards, etc, are played
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Slang definitions & phrases for poolroom

poolroom

noun

An illegal bookmaker's establishment: a poolroom from auction-pool betting (1875+ Horse racing & gambling)


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