Definition of Carrom

1. n. See Carom.



Definition of Carrom

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of carom) ¹

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Definition of Carrom

1. to carom [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: carom

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carrom

carrioles
carrion
carrion crow
carrion crows
carrion flower
carrion fungus
carrions
carritch
carritches
carriwitchet
carriwitchets
carrizo
carroch
carroches
carrollite
carrom (current term)
carromed
carroming
carroms
carron oil
carronade
carronades
carrot
carrot-and-stick
carrot and stick
carrot bag
carrot cake
carrot cakes
carrot cruncher
carrot family

Literary usage of Carrom

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1. Hoyle's Games: Containing the Rules for Playing Fashionable Games, with by Edmond Hoyle (1887)
"Making a carrom, and holing the white hull 4 19. Making a carrom, and touching ... Playing on the white, making a carrom, and holing your own hall ' 4 24. ..."

2. Hoyle's Improved Edition of the Rules for Playing Fashionable Games by Edmond Hoyle (1830)
"Making a carrom,and touching hoth halls with ^ your own . ... Making a carrom, and holing the white hall 4 22. Making a carrom, and holing the white and 21. ..."

3. The American Hoyle: Or, Gentleman's Hand-book of Games, Containing All the by William Brisbane Dick (1894)
"The Three-ball carrom game is (as the name indicates) played with three balls—two white and one red. The billiard-table has three spots in a line, ..."

4. Hoyle's Improved Edition of the Rules for Playing Fashionable Games by Edmond Hoyle (1838)
"Making a carrom, and holing the white and 21. Making a carrom, and holing the red ... Playing on the white, making a carrom, and 24. Playing on the red, ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1833)
"carrom knows that. carrom. Yes, I confess I do believe her capable of cutting her half-sister if, in attempting a conquest, she prevented her from coming to ..."

6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1833)
"carrom, how comes it neither of you men are at ecart£ ? ... carrom, And I was just trying to book a dozen of chateau with Fitz-Williams, that I would give ..."

7. Foster's Complete Hoyle: An Encyclopedia of All the Indoor Games Played at by Robert Frederick Foster (1897)
"The great art in baulk-line nursing is to get the object and carrom balls astride the line, and then to follow the principle of the rail nurse. ..."

8. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"carrom. (Fr. carambole.) In the game of billiards, ... Dana knocked Greeley into a cocked hat by a splendid chance carrom with one of A. Oakey Hall's ..."

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