Definition of Billiard table

1. Noun. Game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played.

Exact synonyms: Pool Table, Snooker Table
Generic synonyms: Game Equipment, Table
Terms within: Pocket, Balk, Baulk



Definition of Billiard table

1. Noun. (context: sports billiards snooker) A heavy felt-covered table fitted with six pockets along the perimeter used in the games of pool, billiards or snooker. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Billiard Table

billhead
billheads
billholder
billholders
billhook
billhooks
billiard
billiard ball
billiard hall
billiard marker
billiard parlor
billiard parlour
billiard player
billiard room
billiard saloon
billiard table (current term)
billiard tables
billiards
billie
billies
billietite
billing
billing credit
billings
billingsgate
billingsgates
billingsleyite
billion
billionaire

Literary usage of Billiard table

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

1. The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer: With the Practice of Country by John Frederick Archbold (1846)
"Keeping billiard table, $c. without licence.] And after the fifth day of April in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, in the counties of ..."

2. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"Did you see a billiard table in there ? I do not recollect seeing one. Did you see a telegraphic machine there? I have no recollection. ..."

3. 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); ..."

4. A Selection of Cases on the Law of Torts by James Barr Ames, Jeremiah Smith (1893)
"The billiard table was included in the bill of sale. ... The plaintiff never got the billiard table, which was ultimately seized and sold by the landlord ..."

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