billiards


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any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls

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He was talking to Sir Charles ten minutes ago in the billiard room.
I think it is very strange of Gertrude to pass the whole day with Chester in the billiard room," said Jane discontentedly.
I thought you were in the billiard room," said Agatha.
Erskine heard their footsteps retreating, and presently saw the two enter the glow of light that shone from the open window of the billiard room, through which they went indoors.
No billiards to-day, Crawley, my boy; yesterday was enough.
Jos is a devil of a fellow at billiards, and at everything else, too.
This pastime, and the arrival of Jos Sedley, who made his appearance in his grand open carriage, and who played a few games at billiards with Captain Crawley, replenished Rawdon's purse somewhat, and gave him the benefit of that ready money for which the greatest spirits are sometimes at a stand-still.
What were you doing, sir, up in that billiard saloon?
Begging your pardon, ma'am, it wasn't a billiard saloon, but a gymnasium, and I was taking a lesson in fencing.
The boy with the billiard ball said that he had never seen it in his life before, and hazarded the suggestion that it had got into his box through some mysterious and occultly evil agency.
And the customers who patronize businesses like Cue Stix Billiards and Santa Fe Billiards include local college students and couples on dates.
After successfully hosting two tournaments in November 2017, Qatar will play host to International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF)-Asian Confederation of Billiards Sports (ACBS) World Team Championship next month.
Tribune News Network Doha International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) President Mubarak al Khayarin has praised the organisational and technical success of the ongoing World Billiards Championship.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 7 September 2017: The Egyptian engineer, Abdullah Fares, was elected to be the African billiards deputy on Wednesday due to his many years' experience in playing the game.
CUE fans still have chance to see English Amateur billiards champion Rob Hall in action at New Mill Club.