Definition of Billiard parlor
1. Noun. A room in which billiards is played.
Generic synonyms: Room
Lexicographical Neighbors of Billiard Parlor
Literary usage of Billiard parlor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Guarding the Mails: Or, The Secret Service of the Post Office Department by Patrick Henry Woodward (1876)
"... followed so closely as to hear the salutations extended to the assistant " The new arrival staggered Into the billiard-parlor, and tumbled Into a seat ..."
2. San Francisco-Oakland Directory (1907)
"... 1026 Valencia, SF, tel Market 2823 West End billiard parlor, 1780 Haight, SF, tel Fell 5036 Billiard and Pool Table Mfrs BRUNSWICK-BALKE-COLLENDER CO, ..."
3. An American Town: A Sociological Study by James Mickel Williams (1906)
"Both country and village boys, however, patronized the Blank- ville public billiard parlor (1875-1900), the public bowling alley (1882-83), ..."
4. The Church at Home and Abroad by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, General Assembly (1888)
"He will go to church and complain bitterly of the collection, although he insisted on taking up his own collection at the billiard parlor and contributing ..."
5. The Cruise of the Montauk to Bermuda, the West Indies and Florida by James McQuade (1885)
"... billiard-parlor. " Swearing over the billiard-table is as ungentlemanly as in the box at the opera or lady's parlor. Although a gentle swear may ..."
6. The Awakening of the Desert by Julius Charles Birge (1912)
"The most imposing of the buildings was a billiard parlor, as indicated by the sign on its front. As a detachment from our party were sauntering by the ..."