Definition of Billiard

1. Adjective. Of or relating to billiards. "A billiard table"

Partainyms: Billiards



Definition of Billiard

1. a. Of or pertaining to the game of billiards.

Definition of Billiard

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the game of billiards. ¹

2. Noun. a shot in billiards or snooker in which the cue ball strikes two other balls; a carom. ¹

3. Numeral. (context: cardinal British rare) 1015, a million milliards. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Billiard

1. a carom shot in billiards (a table game) [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Billiard

billeting
billets
billets-doux
billetted
billetting
billfish
billfishes
billfold
billfolds
billhead
billheads
billholder
billholders
billhook
billhooks
billiard (current term)
billiard ball
billiard hall
billiard marker
billiard parlor
billiard parlour
billiard player
billiard room
billiard saloon
billiard table
billiard tables
billiards
billie
billies
billietite

Literary usage of Billiard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"In almost every village of two thousand inhabitants, and, indeed, in many with less population, a billiard table (with usually an accompanying one) is to be ..."

2. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"billiard tables and bowling alleys.—Since the keep- ig, for hire, ... Otherwise as to "keeping billiard tables," which would include private ownership. ..."

3. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"billiard tables and bowling alleys.—Since the keeping, for hire, of gaming apparatus, is only prohibited if the same is intended to be used for playing for ..."

4. The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer: With the Practice of Country by John Frederick Archbold (1846)
"Form of the billiard Licence. At the general licensing annual meeting [or an adjournment of the general annual licensing meeting, or at a special ..."

5. Publication by National Child Labor Committee (U.S.), Cleveland Foundation Survey Committee, Emergency Conservation Committee (U.S.) (1920)
"In this chapter we shall, therefore, use the term "billiard room" to ... In July 1919, there were 443 licensed pool and billiard rooms in Cleveland. ..."

6. The South-west by Joseph Holt Ingraham (1835)
"hall, in which stood several billiard tables, surrounded by their " mace and cue" ... Proceeding along the corridor, we left the billiard- room on our left, ..."

7. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"AI a game played on a billiard table. As billiards, see "billiards. ... It is one of the various games played on a six-pocket billiard table (Stand, Diet); ..."

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